Travel Blogs from Futaleufu, Chile

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Rafting, Futalufu, Chile travel blog

Rafting

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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World class ...

Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... broken toe. In the end, we took a small chappa to the border, walked a few km into Chile on a broken toe and picked up another chappa into Futaleufu. The village of Futaleufu is a small 1500 inhabitant town famous for white water rafting and kayaking. ...

Don´t Postpone Joy, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Don´t Postpone Joy

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... , forests... The pictures don't do it justice. We are currently ensconced for two days in the beautiful mountain village of Futaleufu (try that in a spelling bee.) According to our guidebooks, the town is one of the world's greatest destinations for ...

Those who hurry in Patagonia, lose time, Futaleufú, Chile travel blog

Those who hurry in Patagonia, lose time

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... lush forested mountains and crystal clear rivers. Not just any rivers though! Oooooh no, it's home to the dazzlingly turquoise and wild Futaleufu River. Experts rate it's class 5 rapids as within the top 3 on the globe! How some people pass through here ...

Winter, Somewhere on road number 7, Chile travel blog

Winter

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... , but as they all were dripping with water, they fit well into the rainforest concept. Someone has told me some time before that Chile is very wet because all the clouds going east carried by the masses of humid air coming from the Pacific ocean stop here ...

Rain stops play in Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Rain stops play in Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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   Futaleufu was going to be an activity centre but since we arrived it has done nothing but rain, in fact it rained for 48 hours.....a lot of rain. Luckily we didn't have to camp, there were enough cabins for us all to sleep warm and dry. ...

Hotel California in Chile, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Hotel California in Chile

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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... emailed me to tell me our internet reservation hadn't been successful. Excellent. We were beginning to wonder whether this part of Chile was like Hotel California. On the plus side, it is a beautiful spot with mountains all around and two rivers, the ...

The Most Isolated Part of Chile, Carretera Austral, Chile travel blog

The Most Isolated Part of Chile

A travel blog entry by amaway

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... the flock on the farm, butchered them and then cooked them next to an open fire. They were delicious. The main problem with Futaleufu was the weather. It rained and rained so hard that the white water river that most people wanted to do couldn´t be ...

I cannot afford the best rafting in the world, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

I cannot afford the best rafting in the world

A travel blog entry by sarahpearl

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Futalafu is home to the Rio Futalafu, which boasts the continents best rafting.  Unfortanatly, the continents best rafting comes with a heavy price tag, and i opted against it, although, to tell the truth, i really wish I had done it.  Once in ...

Futaleufu (or: getting to Chiloe part one), Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Futaleufu (or: getting to Chiloe part one)

A travel blog entry by mlc

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Futuleufú Our chosen border crossing was at Futuleufú, known as Fu for obvious reasons. This very small town lies on the bank of an attractive river and is surrounded by mountains. It is a lovely spot and the weather appears to be simply perfect. We ...

Snapped chain, Puerto Ramierez, Chile travel blog

Snapped chain

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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Yeah so... snapped another chain. I think maybe I should have changed sprockets in Santiago, oops. It was getting late, chucking it down with rain and I was pressing on across to the Carretera Austral when it snapped. I waited by the side of the ...

Mastering the Fú, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Mastering the Fú

A travel blog entry by ness010

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... ones, the last two days of rafting really were nothing but fun. The Non-whitewater pursuits The title of the trip: 'Chile Multisport'... should have probably been a hint that the trip involved more that just whitewater, but I bought it as rafting ...

Limping on., Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Limping on.

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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So now I´m back in Futaleufu considering my options, I think I will be heading back North to civilisation and Yamaha garages, Puerto Varas probably, lets hope I make it. In the meantime I have been enjoying the generous hospitality of Leonardo, a fellow ...

Carratera finale, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Carratera finale

A travel blog entry by kerenk1019

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Seeing the true beauty of Chile, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Seeing the true beauty of Chile

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... arboles. Our descent was via the other, significantly less steep side of the mountain, and as we came down the mighty futaleufu river came into view. it was still overcast, and the river´s carribean-blue water was mesmerizing as it snaked through ...

La Junta to Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

La Junta to Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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... but shes ready for him, moving it out of the way. Dog hire kiosk in this town will be hearing from my lawyers... Futaleufu Or Futa as its commonly referred to around here. After carrying a broccoli around for 3 days we finally have the kitchen ...

Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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... Futaleufu, we wanted to do a 3 day hike there but the trails were not marked and we didn´t have a map. Instead, we did 2 day hikes which were quite nice! Futaleufu is really famous for rafting in the river but we prefered staying on the firm ...

“Magnificent” (?!) Ruta 40, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

“Magnificent” (?!) Ruta 40

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... the rest of the tourists in a town called Esquel where we spent the night before attempting to head over into Chile by bus and on to our destination, Futaleufu. We made it most of the way to the border and to a town called Trevelin which, bizarrely, has ...

Rough Road Trip, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Rough Road Trip

A travel blog entry by tripmurphy

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... nbsp; Thankfully we found a place, though it wasn´t warm...  I haven´t had a hot shower since coming to Chile but that´s okay, we´re all used to each others stink by now. On the upside, it´s very beautiful ...

Carratera Austral - Day 8, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Carratera Austral - Day 8

A travel blog entry by ronamayk

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... know really hoe to use the gear and she tried to drive without gas... so we got stack every 10 minutes. She succeeded to drop us off in Puerto Remiraz and than we took tremp with an Argentinian couple to Futaleufu, where we did camping in somebody's ...

Doing bugger all, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Doing bugger all

A travel blog entry by shaggers

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... much better today, I don´t think it will scar´, ´ooh look the scabs are falling off, it´s healed very quickly´ etc etc. In Futaleufu the girls decided to upgrade from a tent to a log cabin and I got a room on my own with a double bed - luxury! ...

Carretera Austral: A road to remember, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Carretera Austral: A road to remember

A travel blog entry by bocalee

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... good shape.  The scenery is wonderful.  The towns are small, and feel secluded although they are pretty touristy: Futaleufu.  This is a very small town, know for excellent whitewater rafting.  Unfortunately it was a little cold and ...

Camping, Wild Camping, Chile travel blog

Camping

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

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Futelafu, Futelafu, Chile travel blog

Futelafu

A travel blog entry by carmelamir

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rafting - what else?, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

rafting - what else?

A travel blog entry by koyaya

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ראפטינג, מה עוד יש לעשות בחור הזה. אבל ...

Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by stubo

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Futaleufu is one of the best rafting places. It is also pretty much the most expensive place I have seen and 1 hours rafting costs a whopping $80! Needless to say I cant afford this so we camped at a free campsite, booded our tickets out of here, cooked ...

2. Andenquerung, wieder in Chile, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

2. Andenquerung, wieder in Chile

A travel blog entry by hama.ch

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Heute ist alles wieder ganz anders: der Himmel blau herausgeputzt, sommerliche Temperaturen und zur Abwechslung einmal kaum Wind! Im Anhang zuerst noch ein paar Fotos von Argentinien.  Habe heute 3 kalifornische Freaks getroffen, welche ...

On the road to ......., Villa Santa Lucía, Chile travel blog

On the road to .......

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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We decide not to stay around Chaiten.  On the front, rumour and counter rumour abound - there´s a bus to Futaleufu at 9.30, there´s a bus at 12 but its already full, who´s on the bus, who´s hitching.  The upshot is that the bus came at 9.30 ...

What´s in a  name, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

What´s in a name

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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... tyres covering us in white dust -  Burning man all over again !  We roll out of the truck into Futaleufu central plaza . Its beautiful , a tiny few streets of wooden houses and cabins surrounded by mountains and the wonderful river of the same ...

CHILE: Pucón>Puerto Montt>Chaitén>Futaleufu, Futaleufu, Chile travel blog

CHILE: Pucón>Puerto Montt>Chaitén>Futaleufu

A travel blog entry by the-boy_picot

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... there, just chilling in their shack of a house next door..... was informed the next bus was late afternoon on 2nd for Futaleufu (Argentine border town pretty much parallel in latitude) or morning of 3rd down to Cohaique (12 hours south along the stunning ...

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