laguna torre

Hiking Laguna Torre…Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

What a day…15 miles!

After enjoying a nice though light breakfast of cereal, cheese and fruit we walked through town to the trailhead for Laguna Torre on the northwest side of El Chaltén. Cute homes and interesting iron sculptures lined the gravel streets. I particularly got a kick out of the camping area in someone’s yard just feet from the trailhead. Continue reading “Hiking Laguna Torre…Parque Nacional Los Glaciares”

la cerveceria

El Chaltén…An Awesome Argentinian Town

Traveling to El Chaltén

We returned to the airport Saturday evening to take a flight to Buenos Aires. Things were rather uneventful until we landed in Buenos Aires late that night. We asked the information desk for the name of a hotel closest to the airport for our over night layover. It was suggested to go a new hotel, Hotel Aeroparque. After a visit to the ATM, we took a taxi that drove to a dark area by a parking garage and stopped. We looked at each other nervously and then David asked, “Where’s the hotel?” Continue reading “El Chaltén…An Awesome Argentinian Town”