Travel Blogs from Puerto Varas, Chile

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The Lake District with a difference, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lake District with a difference

A travel blog entry by imageyonder

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... too. Not for nothing are we on the infamous Pacific Ring of Fire here. But it is dull when we finally venture out of Puerto Varas to explore Lake Llanquehue. The spectacular views to Volcan Osorno are therefore missing, so we explore the very alternative ...

Santiago to Puerto Varas, Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Santiago to Puerto Varas, Chile

A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan

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We went to the airport early for a 90-minute flight to Puerto Montt. Puerto Varas is Alex's hometown in Patagonia and is about 30 minutes from the airport. It is situated on a lake and is a very beautiful city of 33,000. The area was settled by German ...

Bed Bugs and Volcanoes, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Bed Bugs and Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by tilazway

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Don't stay at this hostel!! I'm guessing it might happen considering there's a lot of travelers who go in and out of cheap hostels, but since I hate them to the utmost extreme, I would advise against this hostel... BED BUGS! They didn't attack the first ...

Chilling out in Chile, Bariloche to Puerto Varas Chile, Argentina travel blog

Chilling out in Chile

A travel blog entry by tredders

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... the water colour was that bright blue...almost made me wish to boat down those rapids..Not ! Our stop for the night is Puerto Vares and we are staying at the Hotel Cumbres which overlooks the lake and the snow capped mountains..stunning.  The foyer ...

Pachamama Bus Tour, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Pachamama Bus Tour

A travel blog entry by jonigray

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... ve been spending a few quiet hours in the hostel, or in the coffee shop around the corner. It´s my last day in Chile (my second in Puerto Varas, just to be clear), and I am eager to return to Argentina. I have heard so many great things about Bariloche ...

Volcanoes, falls, lakes and billions of flies!!!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Volcanoes, falls, lakes and billions of flies!!!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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It was a short trip from Pucon to Puerto Varas … about three hours. Since I was just feeling better, this was a good thing.   The bus terminal was at the top of a hill, so it was either wait for an indefinite time for a shared collectivo, ...

Région des Lacs, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Région des Lacs

A travel blog entry by lifeisone

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... est superbe. Quelques autobus et autos en stop plus tard (qui fonctionne très bien ici), nous arrivons autour du lac Llanquihue à Puerto Varas. Station balnéaire, nous faisons une belle journée de marche vers le lac Todo Santos et le Rio Petrohué. Le ...

Regnfuld dag, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Regnfuld dag

A travel blog entry by woodluck

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Puerto Varas ligger ved en soe og naar der er klart vejr kan man se en stor vulkan paa den anden side af soen. Idag havde vi planer om at tage hen til vulkanen og derefter et stykke op med skilift. Desvaerre var det daarligt vejr igen og vi besluttede os ...

Parque Nacional Vincente Perez Rosales, Puerto Varas, Chili travel blog

Parque Nacional Vincente Perez Rosales

A travel blog entry by hufikadi

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Vandaag onze laatste dag in het merengebied. De dag rustig opgestart. Daarna zijn we met de auto zo'n 60 kilometer gereden naar het NP. Eerst een heel toeristische waterval, maar ondanks de vele (voornamelijk Chileense) toeristen was het erg mooi. Daarna ...

Andes Crossing and Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Andes Crossing and Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by nickwheatley

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... a bus that is known to break-down regularly and often OR take a lovely boat/bus ride combination through the Andes into Puerto Varas, Chile. We settled on the boat/bus ride combination through a company called Turisur. The route was a bus ride to the ...

life on the lake, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

life on the lake

A travel blog entry by fricke

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we came through town looking to kill some time before we crossed the border into argentina to go to bariloche. We ended up having a pretty sweet couple days. It is a cute little town with an awesome old church, a nice lake with a beach with a view of ...

Full Day at Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Full Day at Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by marandbob

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... , February 3rd and and we are now sitting in the airport waiting for our flight where we will go to Puerto Montt which was named after the president of Chile from 1851-1861. The weather there is supposed to be rainy and cold and some of the most luscious ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by joslyncarsten

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Puerto Varas is back over the border from Argentina to Chile - another 3 hour border crossing and confusing passport stamping moment (half an hour between the exit and entry stamp - so was that no mans land then?) before we reached the town. It's a little ...

Hike in Alerce Andino National Park, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Hike in Alerce Andino National Park

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Today is a day of forced rest for me at the hotel in order to give my ankle a chance to heal before tackling the hikes on Easter Island. The gang went off for an energetic hike in the Alerce Andino National Park without me at 9am, and ...

Gone with the Wind, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Gone with the Wind

A travel blog entry by sauso

... his best calls being calling the Chilleans primative (i would have chosen the terms unfortunately poor), pulling out the line 'Its Chilly in Chile, and thats the bottom line' (he thought he was hilarious, i stared in disgust), and telling all about Hawaii ...

Bitter Sweet, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Bitter Sweet

A travel blog entry by jemappleby

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Welcome to Patagonia! Today you join us on a wet morning in Puerto Varas sat by the wood burner. Our first cold day (and it probably isn't even that cold). Shortly we'll be leaving to catch the bus back to Argentina - destination: Bariloche. Sad to be ...

Puerto varas and Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto varas and Puerto Montt

A travel blog entry by bajalin

... volcano that erupted last year and created a lot damage in Chile. This morning, we took a local bus to Puert Varas, 12 kms from the port in Puerto Montt. There exists a strong German heritage here, from previous immigrants. We were unable to see the top ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chili travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by worldtourmpkz

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... s'octroie un bon souper avec du blanc. Repas délicieux: bonne viande et saumon (on vous laisse deviner qui a mangé quoi). Lendemain, réveil tôt, on reprend un bus pour 5 heures de trajet. Puerto Varas c'est beau, mais trop ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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... A marguerita era muito boa e o guacamole também, até os meninos atacaram.        Ficamos à toa pelo centrinho de Puerto Varas, mas não tem muito o que se ver. A cidade foi colonizada por alemães no séc XIX, assim como o sul do ...

Volcanios, waterfalls and milkshakes, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Volcanios, waterfalls and milkshakes

A travel blog entry by ric.whiteley

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We arrived at the same town of Puerto Varas, on the edge of another massive lake and looking over a volcano (active). After the best chocolate milkshake of my life, and a look in the massive-out-of-proportion casino, we visited a local ladies house/farm ...

Around Llanquihue lake, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Around Llanquihue lake

A travel blog entry by mr.mrs.smits

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... . We used the opportunity to go up from the resort with the elevator close to the glacier and to experience the fantastic views. Puerto Varas ir maza pilsētiņa Llanquihue ezera krastā. Tai blakus vairāki vulkāni, skaistākais ...

Really didn't need to go further south than Pucon, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Really didn't need to go further south than Pucon

A travel blog entry by tannerhall

... woman who got on everyone's nerves as soon as they met her. All she did was complain and talk about herself. So annoying. Puerto Varas was equally boring. We just walked around the town center, bought some snacks for the endless bus journey ahead and that ...

P. V.  and beyond, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

P. V. and beyond

A travel blog entry by alsie

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... to and from Chiloe Island. It' s about a five hour bus trip from Castro.  We decided to pass through and stay in Puerto Varas as a lay-over stop before heading north,  P. V. was founded by German immigrants in the mid-20th century.  It has ...

Puerto Varas and Cochamo, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas and Cochamo

A travel blog entry by chamblet

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Another bus trip in the rain brought us to Puerto Varas, another tiny little place by a huge lake. Went for a walk by the lake in the rain. Back at the hostel I went to make a cup of tea and as I usually do in South America I boiled the water on the hob, ...

Puerto Varas, Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas, Chile

A travel blog entry by fionapine

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... check-out, leave a lot of fruit at check-out Arrived - By Bus (Jac) 3Hrs Stayed - 4 x nights Container Studio, 160-A Mirador, Puerto Varas Cost - Own room with en-suite, shared kitchen. $44USD/night Highlights - People in Puerto Varas, El Barista ...

Due South, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Due South

A travel blog entry by drb1001

... reviews for good measure. I have had my fill of long distance buses; fortunately I wont have to take another for two weeks. Puerto Varas is another Swiss-German town, again on the shores of a lake (this time Lago Llanquehui - the third lagest in ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by shaudenschild

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Nächstes Ziel war Puerto Varas, leider hat dort das Wetter nicht ganz mitgespielt, es war die meiste Zeit bedeckt und regnerisch. Auch hier blieb mir meine Glücksfee treu, beim Canyoning habe ich mir ein kleines Schleudertrauma geholt. Dies habe ich, ...

The Lakes District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lakes District

A travel blog entry by gotrigirl

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... ' the Andes today. We are on a six-hour bus ride crossing the mountain range from Bariloche, Argentina in the East to Puerto Varas, Chile, in the West. The clouds are heavy with rain, they hang low hiding the mountains and the windows of our bus are all ...

The Lakes, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lakes

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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Having missed the Argentinian Lake District, we plumped for the Chilean side instead, and our first major stop was Puerto Varas.  Having been warned by some nice girls we met in Argentina about the industrial sprawl of Puerto Montt, where our flight ...

Waterpret en sneeuwpret!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Waterpret en sneeuwpret!

A travel blog entry by consuela

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Woensdag hebben we een heerlijke dag gehad. Na een mooie wandeling aan de voet van de vulkaan zijn we gaan raften op de rio Petrehue. Dat was lachen. De rivier was lekker hoog na de natte decembermaand dus we hebben goed schuim kunnen happen! Inmiddels ...

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