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El Calafate

Feb 22, 2015

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  • The Perito Moreno Glacier.
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  • Some sort of beetle.
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  • Calafate berry, from which the town takes it's name. Reminds me of a serviceberry, not that sweet and full of bitter seeds.
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  • All strapped into my crampons and ready to hike on the glacier.
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  • Glacial ice is so clear because the weight of all the layers creates larger ice crystals. Because ice absorbs more long wavelength light (like red and yellow), when you see light coming through a lot of ice, it looks blue. Science!
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  • Whiskey with glacial ice is a big gimmick on this tour.
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  • Bumble bee! I think his wings were damaged, he probably didn't live long.
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