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El Calafate for Budget Travelers

Created by Robert Raymond Ingledew on March 22, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

El Calafate is charming, but it is also one the most expensive destinations in Argentina, together with Las Leñas (Mendoza). Although you can find a double standard room for 40 dollars per night (Albergue del Glaciar Pioneros), eating is expensive. A cup of coffee with 2 croissants costs 3 dollars.

Walking Through El Calafate (Argentina)

Created by Robert Raymond Ingledew on January 3, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

I visited this city when it was a village of 3,000 inhabitants. Today it has seven times that population. However, it still conserves its village atmosphere, and a walk through the town is really enjoyable. Today it is full of modern shops, with all sorts of products, including marble handcrafts…

El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier and more...

Created by Robert Raymond Ingledew on September 21, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

My three trips to El Calafate were really thrilling. It is difficult to describe in words seeing a 20 mile long glacier with huge chunks of ice falling into the lake, preeded by a roaring noise. I was here in 1970, in 2001 and now (December 2006)

Perito Moreno Glacier

Created by asousa on April 3, 2005

2 Reviews

Landscapes in Perito Moreno Glaciers.

El Chalten: Lost in the Andes

Created by Tigerlily on January 21, 2001

1 Review

A story of my adventures getting to a glacier below Cerro Torre in the Southern Andes.

The Moreno Glacier

Created by on September 11, 2000

4 Reviews

Read on to learn about visiting one of the world's largest glaciers outside of the polar regions!

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