Travel Blogs from Putre, Chile

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Spur of the moment side trip, Putre, Chile travel blog

Spur of the moment side trip

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... people’s heads to feel they have to do that. We walked back to Putre and jumped on the bus to Arica after a few really relaxing days and would definitely add Putre and especially Chakana to your 'things to do’ list if you’re in the ...

Parque Nacional Lauca, Putre, Chile travel blog

Parque Nacional Lauca

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... drive up, up, and up. On the way to the Altiplano we pass a tiny village of Poconchile where the oldest church in Chile, Iglesia de San Geronimo, dating from 1580, is. It is remarkably simple with its whitewashed adobe walls and twin bell towers. Inside ...

Lauca National Park, Putre, Chile travel blog

Lauca National Park

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Sky is the limit - What is freedom?, Putre, Chile travel blog

Sky is the limit - What is freedom?

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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I am writing these few words from about 5000m above sea level, on top of a mountain that was reachable without serious organization and guide.  The view around me is breathtaking and there is for only sound but the gentle breeze of the cold wind of ...

A Lake on Top of the World, Putre, Chile travel blog

A Lake on Top of the World

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... to the altitude before heading even further up into the park. We definitely wanted to avoid altitude sickness if possible, and Putre sounded like a charming, authentic Andean village. It did not disappoint. The small town, consisting primarily of two main ...

Wildlife At Altitude, Putre, Chile travel blog

Wildlife At Altitude

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... for a lunch of steak and rice. We had a little time to visit the main square on the town (complete with the highest cashpoint in Chile) before we got back in the bus to head for Arica. The widlife spotting wasn't done though and on the way back down we ...

Crossing the Atacama desert +++, Putre, Chile travel blog

Crossing the Atacama desert +++

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... which he found in the road. Finally after a great day riding through the desert and mountains I reached our destination town of Putre and made my way through the village to our hotel. The village and hotel are located in a beautiful valley below the pass ...

Sometimes you do have to make it up as you go..., Putre, Chile travel blog

Sometimes you do have to make it up as you go...

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

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... on to Argentina for the time being, where at least transportation is cheaper for our long way south. Don´t worry, we´ll revisit Chile at some point. For right now though, we went to Lauca National Park, full of lakes, volcanoes (that´s a recurring ...

Putre, Putre, Chile travel blog

Putre

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... 2 suïssos fan xip-xap... unes termes d'aigua natural rica en proteïnes i minerals i, amb efectes medecinals... Després, al tornar a Putre anem a sopar: Sopa de xampinyons i, truita -peix- amb quinua (cereal típic de Xile) i l'Eva menja també sopa ...

Northern Chile  Vol I, Putre, Chile travel blog

Northern Chile Vol I

A travel blog entry by 6km

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... Lodge can make you feel better in seconds with their warm welcome and a cup of coca tea. 6km tips for Northern Chile Vol I -        About those asking which city to choose between Antofagasta, Iquique and ...

Lakes and Volcanoes, Putre, Chile travel blog

Lakes and Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by timtravels

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We're in the Andes Now!, Putre, Chile travel blog

We're in the Andes Now!

A travel blog entry by annetdragavon

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... hours – to our first destination in the Andes, the Reserva de Biosfera Lauca Parque National. We based ourselves in Putre, Chile, an agricultural hamlet where sheep and llamas outnumber human residents by at least 4-1. Here we encountered our first ...

Left for San Pedro de Atacama - in the desert, man, There is no city, just desert for miles around, Chile travel blog

Left for San Pedro de Atacama - in the desert, man

A travel blog entry by damash

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... the near-death of the dog and several bottles of Chilean, we agreed to meet them in San Pedro de Atacama - the northern desert of Chile where they had a 4WD waiting. It was real desert. There has never been a record of any rain here ever. San Pedro was a ...

Putre si Parcul national Lauca, Salar de Surire, Putre, Chile travel blog

Putre si Parcul national Lauca, Salar de Surire

A travel blog entry by dragoscurelea

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Salutare! Suntem iar in Arica, dupa 3 nopti si 4 zile in Putre, o mica localitate situata la 3800m altitudine, in muntii Anzi. Am uitat sa va spun ca, datorita binecunoscutului farmec al domnului Dragos, am mai cules o backpackeritza de pe ...

Blessed by a shaman, drenched in the rain, La Isla del Sol, Copa, Bolivia travel blog

Blessed by a shaman, drenched in the rain

A travel blog entry by boomergirl

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I am back in La PAz right now, uploaded some photos into last entry re: copa and Isal. have a look. Where did I leave off???  Ahh yes, bad tummy after pasta on Sat. night.  Well, let´s just leave it at that... Sunday morning we got up ...

Soll noch einer sagen Arosa liegt am A... der Welt, Putre, Chile travel blog

Soll noch einer sagen Arosa liegt am A... der Welt

A travel blog entry by teresitaykusito

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... wirklich extrem in die Höhe und wir waren froh, dass wir bereits an die Höhe gewöhnt waren. Man könnte meinen, dass nach Putre eine kleine Schotterstrasse hoch führt doch es war eine halbe Autobahn. Während auf der Chur-Arosa Strasse keine 40 ...

Sky is the limit - What is freedom?, Putre, Chile travel blog

Sky is the limit - What is freedom?

A travel blog entry by erriuc

I am writing these few words from about 5000m above sea level, on top of a mountain that was reachable without serious organization and guide.  The view around me is breathtaking and there is for only sound but the gentle breeze of the cold wind of ...

Cuide te, Prepare te... Vida Chileno, yo te amo., Putre, Chile travel blog

Cuide te, Prepare te... Vida Chileno, yo te amo.

A travel blog entry by mlbixby

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... short), identify the roots of depression in our countries, and the foundations of the high rates of domestic violence in Chile.  When I translate our conversations word for word, they sound infantile, but they run full of sentiments....Perhaps it's ...

Lauca National Park, Putre, Chile travel blog

Lauca National Park

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... two hours to our expected arrival in Putre and then I promptly went back to sleep. I awoke again to discover we were arriving in Putre. I have noticed that I need more sleep when I am in higher altitudes, and we were now at 3,500 meters (about 10,500 ...

Follow the poop of the llama, Putre, Chile travel blog

Follow the poop of the llama

A travel blog entry by mlbixby

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... incredibly fascinating.  In every conversation, I become more submerged in trying to tie together the effects of Chile’s history filled with foreign/European influences and repressive dictatorships with the more current influences of the health ...

Bus Bingo and Border towns, Tacna and Arica, Peru travel blog

Bus Bingo and Border towns

A travel blog entry by strawberry

... a hotel when we got to Tacna (at the border). Early on Thursday morning we got a collectivo across the border to Arica (in Chile) only to discover there were no buses to Santiago until Friday night! I couldn´t wait until then, as it was a 30hr ...

Echec dans le Parc de Lauca, Putre, Chile travel blog

Echec dans le Parc de Lauca

A travel blog entry by garion

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... la compagnie de bus allant une fois par jour à Putre, à 7h du mat. J'ai encore dormi pendant les 2h30 de bus menant à Putre. Ces derniers jours, je serais passé de 6000m (Licancabur) à 2500m (San Pedro), puis à 0m (Arica), pour remonter à 3500m ...

Even the best lack of plans can go wrong!, Putre, Chile travel blog

Even the best lack of plans can go wrong!

A travel blog entry by constantinople

The next day I made a trip up to Parque Lauca stopping in Putre to arrange a tour, only to find a one day tour would cost US$80! So I decided I´d try the second option and hitch hike up to the park, something I´d never done in my life... Well it didn´t ...

AUF und AB - mit HOCHS und TIEFS, Putre, Chile travel blog

AUF und AB - mit HOCHS und TIEFS

A travel blog entry by michu_on_bici

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... Sonnenuntergang und dem rot gluehenden Vulkan Parinacota, der sich im spiegelglatten See spiegelte. Die restlichen Hoehenmeter nach Putre (3500m) waren schnell vernichtet und nach einigen Completos (chilenischer Hotdog mit Avocado und Majo) steht meine ...

2 days tour to Lauca, Putre, Chile travel blog

2 days tour to Lauca

A travel blog entry by luciecox

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... paradise. It was like a sauna, and i stayed so long in it i could hardly breathe when coming out. At night we arrived in Putre, and stayed in a lovely residence. Everything was organised with the tour. It was frewzing cold in the night, and i had like 3 ...

Long grass, short breath, Putre, Chile travel blog

Long grass, short breath

A travel blog entry by chilledbeans

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... Chilean Andes, it is also the main highway from the Pacific coast to the the Bolivian city La Paz. The former we knew for Putre was our destination today, the latter we didn't and it wasn't a particularly welcome surprise. You see, since the Arica to La ...

Vulkane, Lagunen, heisse Quellen, Putre, Chile travel blog

Vulkane, Lagunen, heisse Quellen

A travel blog entry by romy-roli

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... vo dä Familie zum aluege. Ja, mir sind in Bus iegstiege und los isches gange. E wunderschöni Busfahrt het üs nach Putre im Norde vo Chile bracht. Döt hend mir üsen Guide, dä Enrique troffe und Doris und dä Martin, es Schweizerpaar. Zäme sind mir ...

Finally escaping Bolivia: Patacamaya to Putre., Putre, Chile travel blog

Finally escaping Bolivia: Patacamaya to Putre.

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... bureaucracy it feels efficient as Switzerland to us now.  We stopped for the evening in a sleepy little village unfortunately titled 'Putre’ and were grateful to find one of the last rooms in town in a lovely little hostel called ‘Hostal ...

Naar het Lauca meer, Putre, Chile travel blog

Naar het Lauca meer

A travel blog entry by romald

... verstandigst was: zo snel mogelijk gaan slapen of nog ruim 2 uur verder rijden naar zeeniveau en in Arica een hostel zoeken. In Putre hoefde ik tenminste niet te zoeken naar een bed. Toch maar voor Putre gekozen, maar op het weggetje ernaar toe plots de ...

Op zoek naar huurauto, Putre, Chile travel blog

Op zoek naar huurauto

A travel blog entry by romald

... dag van zeeniveau naar 4500m. en weer terug gaat. De boeken adviseren dus dat je minimaal een tour inclusief overnachting neemt in Putre op 3500m. De weg naar Putre was prachtig. Tot aan Putre eigenlijk nog nergens last van. Even voorbij Putre zou nog ...

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