Perito Moreno Glacier January 16th 2016 We landed in El Calafate and immediately liked the place. The view from the airport was spectacular – snow-capped mountains in every direction – and once we arrived in the town, we found a café with a gluten free menu! The first since we left Chicago 3 months ago so that was exciting. Our experience cooking in the hostel was fairly horrendous – let’s just say the breed of backpackers that ... read more
So. We're actually doing it! We're packing away our lives as an accountant and teacher in our lovely house in Bristol in favour of a tent, two backpacks and six months in The Americas. Most importantly, we'll be saying goodbye to our beloved rabbits, Bert and Ringo! Flights are booked for 12th August... then it's first stop, Grand Teton National Park, followed by Yellowstone. For closet geography nerd Tom, seeing Old Faithful has been an ambition for a long time... and I just can't wait to get exploring!
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