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Glacier Perrito Moreno


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After another 20 odd hour bus trip we are officially pros. By pros, I mean we feel like crying at the mention of the word bus, but we got there and that's what counts. Calafate was quite a nice little town right next to a lake which was very pretty, we stayed in what Matt likes to call a ¨backpacker factory¨with 50 rooms, but it was fun to meet people who had just done what we were planning and exchange tips.

We took the typical tourist bus out to the glacier, and then spent almost 5 hours wandering around the glacier. It was a spectacular sight. It was huge, reaching back further than we could see with the little bit of cloud that was around, and so blue, it was amazing. Each face was different and you could spend hours just staring at it. Apparently, it´s quite an active glacier and we were lucky enough to see a few chunks break off, I couldn't believe how loud it was, even for the smallish chunks we saw come off, the crack was unbelievable! A few years ago a whole section broke off, I can't imagine what that would have been like, down right scary most likely.


Posted by Addy21 16:16 Archived in Argentina Tagged glacier

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