This Glaciar is the reason tourists visit El Calafate. The landscape and scenery here is beautiful but the Glaciar is amazing!
We joined a day tour with a guide who drove the scenic rout, pointing out flora and fauna (hawks hunting giant hares across the plains) as we drove along the old gravel road.
The Glaciar is inside the Parque Nacional Los Galciares (National park).
We were lucky enough to see a few shards crack free and fall to the water. It sounds like thunder when a part of the ice cracks.
We also jumped into a boat which took us 300 meters away from the Glaciar face.
It was so windy and cold.
We met some…
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