Travel Blogs from Puerto Varas, Chile

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Into the Lake District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Into the Lake District

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... a two-hour flight from Punta Arenas to Puerto Montt, and then drive the short distance to the charming town of Puerto Varas. It is a German colony settled at the end of the 19th Century, and many original homes and other buildings have ...

Jan 10, 2012, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Jan 10, 2012

A travel blog entry by meironzollmann

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Th time we took a recess in takin things 4 granted, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Th time we took a recess in takin things 4 granted

A travel blog entry by binni

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Belinda Sorry about the just discernible and somewhat reminiscent of early 2000's text speak title, I'm combatting crippling character limits. So yesterday afternoon we left the farm for the last time, for the last time. And it felt good. It was a ...

The lake crossing into Argentina, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The lake crossing into Argentina

A travel blog entry by travelogged

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Puerto Varas - Island time (Chile style), Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas - Island time (Chile style)

A travel blog entry by missfit

... that I´ll have to go through them when I return, which will be no mean feat! Church on Chiloe Island Anyway, Puerto Varas is a pretty little place with a huge German/Austrian influence. Houses are wooden as I mentioned, but often are ...

Los Lagos, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Los Lagos

A travel blog entry by krissy1285

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... (out of 13), and it was absolutely gorgeous. Our group stayed in some really nice cabins about 30 minutes outside of Puerto Varas. On Saturday, we took a catamaran across a really pretty lake...Lago Todos Los Santos to look at some beautiful cascadas ...

Crossing the border, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by wanderindiaries

what ...

Puerto Varas on the edge of the Lakes District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas on the edge of the Lakes District

A travel blog entry by lisaludwig

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... change.  A driver met us at the airport and transferred us to the beautiful Hotel Bellavista in the small neighboring resort town of Puerto Varas.  Upon checking in to the hotel, yet again, we had the best room on the top floor in the right ...

Central Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Central Chile

A travel blog entry by rtvegan

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The central Chile is probably the best part of the country with beautiful lakes and lake side town overlooked by volcanic mountains, lot of them are still ...

Puerto Varas, Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas, Chile

A travel blog entry by danroc

We had a nice Kuchen by the ...

The lake district, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The lake district

A travel blog entry by alexlindstrom

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Arrived in the pouring rain and we were completely soaked by the itme we found a hostel. Hostel Ruca is a really cute little wooden cottage. The owner lit the log fire to dry our clothes and her husband  Leon Lopez (who is the only chilean to go to ...

How not to get from Chile to Argentina ..., Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

How not to get from Chile to Argentina ...

A travel blog entry by alisonhowarth

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... Big mistake. To cut a long story short ... We ended up (in our newfound wine-fuelled wisdom) going into a tour agency in Puerto Varas with our passports and credit cards and booking the most expensive possible trip (5 x more than a simple bus) across the ...

Our Volcanic Activity, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Our Volcanic Activity

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... gardens and tasty food.  A lovely respite. We stopped at an overlook, for a view of the bay, before we headed to Puerto Varas, our home for the night … at Hotel Cumbres. The city is well known for its German traditions and its three volcanoes. ...

German Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

German Chile

A travel blog entry by carmen1977

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The three of us wheeled our suitcases through the rocky sidewalks of Pucón and took a 5-6 hour bus ride to Puerto Varas. The German settlement and influence is obvious in the architecture, food and with many of the residents. The Spanish reminds you, ...

Puerto Varas in the Chilean Lake District, Puerto Varas in the Chilean Lake District, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas in the Chilean Lake District

A travel blog entry by sabdl1

... brought us here. Chilean Pategonia is a lush region with 200 days rain per annum.Lots of fishmongers at Puerto Munn and a beautiful lake at Pu Varas. Wooden houses with shingles and small cottages follow the contours of the steep lakeside.This is a very ...

Amanecemos en Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Amanecemos en Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by rluttecke

07:30|22,3º|85%HR|0.055m|13,6º nublado Descansados.. Al menos yo, 7 horas enough! El resto ...

Lake District (with volcanoes!), Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Lake District (with volcanoes!)

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmexico

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Hello Chile!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Hello Chile!

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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8/7/12 - 10/7/12 - Puerto Varas, Chile I think we were both tepidly feeling somewhat apprehensive at Bariloche bus station that morning. I had gotten over my stomach bug to a degree; I had waves of nausea flooding over me at the most unusual of moments ...

A day by the lake, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

A day by the lake

A travel blog entry by colinhayley

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We have been in Puerto Varas for a day and half. Yesterday we spent the day relaxing by the lake and trying a bit of kayaking. We are off to Osorno shortly and then onto Anticura to spend 4 days (ish) in the Puyehue National Park trekking amongst ...

Germany in Chile, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Germany in Chile

A travel blog entry by vogels-viajando

... to be at the pass before noon. Today it was open and we could cross over to Chile. At a sunny day we cruised through the chilean lake district to Puerto Varas, driving through german founded villages with small breweries and german style wooden houses. ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by greeneggsandham

... , one of the girls at tne hostel was also heading that way so we jumped on the same bus that morning. We arrived in Puerto Varas around 12.30 and scouted out the area. The town was really cool with old thatched houses everywhere with wood fires burning. I ...

Maybe We Are Crazy After All !, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Maybe We Are Crazy After All !

A travel blog entry by zeldajosh

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... often, getting from one town to another entails a long, boring bus trip. We knew there was only one bus a day from Bariloche to Puerto Varas. Unfortunately, the bus left at the ungodly hour of 7:15 AM. There was no other option.  We set our alarm ...

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 ...

Listos para dar la vuelta al lago!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Listos para dar la vuelta al lago!

A travel blog entry by rluttecke

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10:00|23,4º|78%HR|0.063m|16,2º nublado!!!!! Exquisito Gerd duerme, Philipp juega con su botella, estamos listos para despedirnos de Cristina y seguir. Y así, nos encontramos con la calle techada en pleno acondicionamiento y nos abastecimos ...

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 ...

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