Travel Blogs from Puerto Varas, Chile

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Volcanoes and Fire, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Volcanoes and Fire

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... is billed as Chile`s nicest town and we look forward to finding out for ourselves. Despite the fire, we still enjoyed our short time in Puerto Varas, and I won't easily forget gazing at the distant Osorno volcano across the vast blue Lago ...

Showdown at the OK Corral., Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Showdown at the OK Corral.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... 's pretty nice I guess with it's waterfront setting, but one night is enough before I head half an hour further north to Puerto Varas, a top adventure and fly fishing destination in the Chilean Lake District. I spend a couple of days in this pleasant but ...

Moving south....., Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt, Chile travel blog

Moving south.....

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and taken to bus station and say our goodbyes to German and Maria Elena who have been great to us. Are heading to Puerto Varas further south and allegedly nicer than Puerto Montt where we have to be tomorrow for our boat departure even further south. ...

Fishy business with Colchester, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Fishy business with Colchester

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... I spent one cold night before catching a cheap flight up to Puerto Montt and getting the bus to the lakeside town of Puerto Varas. Here I found a lovely quiet hostel with only a weird Dutch guy who was spending two months studying the intensive salmon ...

Recovering at the lake, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Recovering at the lake

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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After some nice but demanding trekking I allow myself some days of rest... It ll also give me the time to write some longwaiting mails and to update this ...

A fishy tale port side, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

A fishy tale port side

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... a lot cooler. We said our goodbye's to the Irish contingent, promising them a thrashing in the Six Nations, then we headed off to Puerto Varas. We stopped at a place called 'Sweet Home' tonight, and it was literally someone's home. It was a nice place ...

Lure of the Lakes, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Lure of the Lakes

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... am when several of the inebriated group jumped into the lake and then finally drove away. Still further south, Puerto Varas offers the best-preserved Germanic colonial architecture which the townspeople are proud to exhibit through a popular Heritage ...

Bike hoppers at Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Bike hoppers at Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... Puerto Montt on November 3rd, and word on the street was that I should stay 30 minutes up the road in Puerto Varas. Puerto Varas was a cute little town on a gorgeous lake in the shadow of two volcanoes.  Nothing much happened, ...

Onwards to Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Onwards to Chile

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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We crossed the border into Chile and headed to Puerto Varas, a small town on a Lake with a picturesque snow capped volcano behind it. The surrounding countryside was beautiful, fields full of colourful spring flowers, spectacular mountain ranges and ...

Puerto Varas...last few days in Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas...last few days in Chile

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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Next stop – 6 hour bus journey to Puerto Varas, another little town set on a lake with views of the three nearby volcanoes. This was originally our stop before getting a four day boat down to Patagonia but we found out that our boat ran aground and ...

Our last night in Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Our last night in Chile

A travel blog entry by claireandross

One night stop over en route to Bariloche  - lush ...

The Puertos, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Puertos

A travel blog entry by rowan-blackmore

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... Then finally it was time for some shopping! I'd been desperate to get some local things, and finally I had my chance at Puerto Montt's handicraft market. I bought an alpaca jumper and socks to keep me warm, as Chile is freezing! Compared to prices at ...

"Bubbling Over" with Excitement at the Volcano!

A travel blog entry by tckontis

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... cold and windy at the top of the volcano, but we really enjoyed the bird’s eye view. We then drove back to our hotel in Puerto Varas and took a LONG nap!  After a walk around town, we decided that we were not hungry, so we had a drink in the ...

Santiago (SCEL) to Puerto Montt (SCTE), Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Santiago (SCEL) to Puerto Montt (SCTE)

A travel blog entry by harry4123

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... of great dinners, my one concession to touring en-route south to Punta Arenas.  The Lake country in Chile that extends south from Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas in the foothills of the Andes is one of the most attractive parts of Chile.  There ...

It takes a long time to cross a continent, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

It takes a long time to cross a continent

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... in Venezuela.  People actually seem to drive in their lanes and stop for red lights.  We got to our amazing accommodations in Puerto Varas 36 hours after leaving Venezuela.  Our room has a view of the Osorno Volcano which is like a mini Mt. ...

Puerto Varas, playa !, Puerto Varas, Chile, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas, playa !

A travel blog entry by lelaulau

... barrio es bastante agobiante, es una mezcla entre puerto turÝstico (mercadillos) y puerto industrial, ni nos bajamos del coche ! Decidimos ir a Puerto Varas a pasar la tarde en la playa ! AhÝ, yendo a mear por ahÝ, me echo un pinchazo con un poco de ...

Great people, shame about the weather., Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Great people, shame about the weather.

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint

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Puerto Varas is at the southern end of Chile's lake district, it is a charming lake side town, although due to the massive expanse of water you would be forgiven if you thought you were by the sea.  Across the lake from the town you should be able to ...

Day 74 – Errand day, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Day 74 – Errand day

A travel blog entry by saseau

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This morning we were determined to be more productive than yesterday. We still want to lay low, but we also want to accomplish some of the tasks that we've been putting off. Tasks like paying the credit cards and planning our trip ahead. We were in town ...

Chilean Lake District, Peurto Varas, Chile travel blog

Chilean Lake District

A travel blog entry by stevebecks

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... vino) we caught a flight south to Peurto Monte and then a short bus ride to our next destination, the port town of Peurto Varas in the Chilean Lake Disrict. That afternoon our local guide Paulo took us on a bus trip to Osorno Volcano and the ...

Waterfalls, volcanoes, Chilean foxes and Rodeo, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Waterfalls, volcanoes, Chilean foxes and Rodeo

A travel blog entry by carolinet

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We are back in Puerto Varas for a few days and have met some great people from all over and have spent the last couple of days in a group. 18th celebrations were a little tamer than we had envisaged but we sampled some chicha (home brew cider type stuff) ...

Touring Puerto Varas and surrounding area, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Touring Puerto Varas and surrounding area

A travel blog entry by foreignx

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... the house to the main road.  Not sure what they were up to for the day but they were very appreciative of the lift! Puerto Varas is a tourist town on the lakeside but as we have mentioned before it appears that tourist season is over so there are ...

The land of post cards, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The land of post cards

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

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With Volcan Osorno at the other end of theg lake, it's hard to take a bad picture.  Every shot I take seems like it should be a ...

curacautin - Temuco - Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

curacautin - Temuco - Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by patzunddomi

nach langer busfahrt kommen wir um kurz vor 22.00 in pto. varas an und muessen noch ein wenig den berg hinauf bis wir unser hostel finden. hier verbrinegn wir 3 schoene naechte und sehen viel in der umgebung, zb. lago todas los santos, volcan octay, isla ...

Germany in South America?, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Germany in South America?

A travel blog entry by rtwmurraystyle

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Puerto Varas is a small town on the edge of Lake Llanquihue facing the perfectly shaped and snow topped Volcano Osorno on the very edges of Patagonia.  Apart from a few crusty European tourists wandering around it is mainly an upmarket resort for ...

Puyuhue National Park - Gauchos and  Volcan Osorno, Puyuhue National Park, Chile travel blog

Puyuhue National Park - Gauchos and Volcan Osorno

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... in places. I think the weather combined with this was too much for Manny and he decided he wanted to head up to the north of Chile and some warm dry weather. I said good bye and continued through to Bariloche for what was to prove a very eventful 5 day ...

zip lining, boat rides and crossing to chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

zip lining, boat rides and crossing to chile

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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... day.  Got a bit more colour on my arms. Then on the Friday an early start as was taking the 3 lake crossing to Puerto Varas in Chile.  Buses and boats all day.  Turned out to be accompanied on the trip by a bus full of retired american ...

Cruising Lago Todos los Santos, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Cruising Lago Todos los Santos

A travel blog entry by foreignx

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... ride.  And we were so fortunate, as this time the person doing the commentary provided an English version too! Once we reached Puerto Peulla at the other end of the lake, we walked around a bit and then settled ourselves at the Hotel Natuera for ...

Party time in Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Party time in Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

... Mel and Helen on the following day.   We left the hostel early as usual and made our way towards our first stop, Puerto Montt.  This is very much a fishing port, with numerous fish restaurants about and boats in the harbour.  There was a ...

50. Valdivia and Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

50. Valdivia and Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

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... with only getting one half pint and asked for another. He didn't have any luck. We decided to take a bus the next day to Puerto Varas, about 3 hours south. It's a pretty town that Kes likened to a ski resort (but he does that everywhere). We found a ...

Kuchen and Carlos Santana, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Kuchen and Carlos Santana

A travel blog entry by benandlindsey

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... gorgeous roses EVERYWHERE in the towns, which just adds to the charm of this area. We spent most of our time in Puerto Varas, as the launch point for many other beautiful areas around lake Llanquihue (pronounced yan-key-huay). Lindsey making a ...

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