Travel Blogs from Puerto Varas, Chile

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Graffiti and riots (just like being at home!), Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Graffiti and riots (just like being at home!)

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... the first time and slide all the way down from the top on my bum - very cool!  The beautiful Saltos at Puerto Varas, and lastly, taking thousands of photo's of all the amazing graffiti in Valparaíso, whilst getting a tan (sorry guys but I ...

Volcanos, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Volcanos

A travel blog entry by peterandvivien

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... side was much greener than on the Argentinian side. We were told that the annual rainfall is 4000mm in Chile and 300mm in Argentina. As we approached Puerto Varas there was a great view of Osorno volcano.  The bus dropped us off on the outskirts of ...

All About Anay!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

All About Anay!

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... in 1854 the administration offered land for farming to German speaking Europeans, hence the German buildings, layout, food and German schools. Puerto Varas was our first experience of Courchsurfing, for those who don't know what Couchsurfing is, it's a ...

Puerto Varas - just back for an overnight stay, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas - just back for an overnight stay

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

20th January - Puerto Varas We had to come back to Puerto varas for an overnight so that we could catch the Navimag cruise tomorrow.  We stayed at the same hostal as before (Casa Azul), so everything seemed very familiar.  In the evening ...

Bored in Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Bored in Varas

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

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... to the momentous occasion that was Emma's Birthday! Anyway that aside we rented a car today to go and see a volcano near Puerto Varas. Unfortunately when we got there it was covered in cloud while everywhere else was clear blue skies! After that we drove ...

Etelaista Chilea, Valdivia, Puero Montt, Puerto Varas, Panguipulli, Chile travel blog

Etelaista Chilea

A travel blog entry by tiinatuuttila

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... kun niiden kanssa menee sukeltamaan, ne sukeltavat sukeltajien kanssa.   Valdiviasta teimme paivareissuja lahiseudulle Nieblaan, Puerto Monttiin -ja Varakseen. Nieblassa oli vanhoja linnanraunioita ja todella kauniit maisemat. Harmiksemme oli niin ...

Little Germany, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Little Germany

A travel blog entry by gaellelc

... valait plus la peine. J'ai terminé la journée assise au bord du lac, avec vue sur le splendide volcan Osorno (2680m). Au retour à Puerto Varas, je suis allée à l'Office du Tourisme au bord du lac, et là je découvre la provenance de la fumée: ce ...

Piero and Adrian meet again..., South Chile (Frutillar, Puerto Varas), Chile travel blog

Piero and Adrian meet again...

A travel blog entry by piero

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Ready to takle together South Chile´s challenges, we met again in a cold morning at 6,30 am at Osorno Bus Station and spent a couple of days in the area getting ready for ...

Puerto this, Puerto that, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto this, Puerto that

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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So it took about 3 hours from Valdivia to Puerto Varas (for some strange reason every journey we take in Chile seems to be 3 hours long!) The bus stop was a little bit out of the centre of town but as we walked to the centre we saw Steph who had come to ...

The Lovely Lake District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lovely Lake District

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... bed.  We looked out our window to admire the spectacular view, but unfortunately, it was cloudy.  We checked out Puerto Varas, a cute town on the shores of Lago Llanquihue (pronounced yan-kee-way).  The area was settled by German ...

Peaceful and Picturesque Peulla, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Peaceful and Picturesque Peulla

A travel blog entry by tckontis

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... a tamale.   The food was delicious yet again! Now we are back in our hotel room, getting ready to depart Puerto Varas tomorrow.  We will be going back to Santiago and then leaving for Easter Island on Saturday.  Some interesting facts ...

Puerto Varas - Base for next few days, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas - Base for next few days

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Getting up at 6am to catch the local minibus from Villarrica to Puerto Varas was testing...the Jacky Chan movie at 9am was nearly torture, but we concentrated with our newly learnt Zen methodology and slept most of the way. Anyway, 4 hours later we ...

Day 73 – Farewells, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Day 73 – Farewells

A travel blog entry by saseau

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... , but ended up only costing us $26 for gnocchi al funghi and Hake fish. As a bonus, we got to watch a bit of the Chile versus Paraguay world cup qualifying match. The game was on pretty loud and Marie has been feeling sore, headachy and a bit rundown, ...

Silver Surfers hit town, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Silver Surfers hit town

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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Puerto Varas, on mainland Chile lies on the shore of lake Llanquihue 20km north of the main port Puerto Montt. It was to be the base for one of the few things we had planned this trip, the lake/mountain crossing to Bariloche. Puerto Varas has a strong ...

The Lake District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lake District

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Getting to Know,

Getting to Know, "Dr. Vex," our Wicked Van

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... nbsp;                     We stayed in Puerto Varas for two nights, 3/14 & 3/15, waiting for our "Wicked" van! We slept well at the ...

Going North, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Going North

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... old beverages (in coca cola plastic bottles), it was delicious. In Puerto Montt I walked directly into a minibus that took me to Puerto Varas, where I arrived in the evening. In the distance, over a couple of kayaks paddling in the lake, I could see ...

The Lake Crossing, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

The Lake Crossing

A travel blog entry by montsum

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... beauty to come, now in the shape of violent waterfalls with rainbow effects and all the works, before the last leg by bus to Puerto Varas. By the time we got there, we were physically and spiritually exhausted, on top of which our hotel didn´t have our ...

In Transit, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

In Transit

A travel blog entry by james511

... and, having booked my ticket for a couple of days ahead to Punta Arenas, I went to the pleasant lakeside town of Puerto Varas. It was a nice enough place without being particularly spectacular. It also had a strange German influence with some odd looking ...

Hanging out, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Hanging out

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

Go to Peacefrog Summary Page ___________________________ Very poor weather, nothing that makes you want to hike a vaolcano.... So I updated text and pictures in many entries And spend time with the bunch of travellers at the guesthouse And ...

Vivid Volcanoes and Raging Rivers, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Vivid Volcanoes and Raging Rivers

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... $15 per person, and I agree to subsidize a third of that, so we hit the road for the coast. One person's guidebook says that Puerto Montt isn't much to see. I had a favorable impression of it eight years ago on my first trip here, and I still enjoy ...

In Chile now!!!, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

In Chile now!!!

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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... hit on, yuck!!!!  I think the rest of the restaurant also found it a tad amusing!!!  Tuesday I headed across to Puerto Montt and Angelmo in the morning, enjoyed looking around the market (and bought an essential scarf which will be needed ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by bjorgen

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... and still be able to nail Elvis (I couldn't tell the difference). Plus, it was another weird moment... a Chilean Elvis impersonator in a Puerto Varas casino... I'll never see that again. We were going to play the slot machines (just one for fun), but we ...

Puerto Varas, lovely lakes & awesome Volcan Osorno, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas, lovely lakes & awesome Volcan Osorno

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... Varas!). Fortunately however, the day we decided to visit the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park (our main reason for visiting Puerto Varas) Mother Nature was very kind to us, turning the rain off and cranking the temperature up a few notches. A ...

Osorno Volcano, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Osorno Volcano

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... every trip is complicated and time consuming as the lakes,lagoons and mountains all make transportation difficult.   My destination,Puerto Varas,meant going through a lengthy transport procedure.From Puerto Natales I took a transfer to the local bus ...

lago de todos los santos, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

lago de todos los santos

A travel blog entry by mowgli

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La citta' non ha molto da offrire... si sente molto la colonizzazione tedesca con casette di legno e il tetto spiovente e aiuole perfettamente definite... alloggiamo in un ostello insediatosi nell'edificio piu' vecchio della citta'... non e' male ma i ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by johnniemorrow

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Puerto Varas is a really dinky little town, lots of German and Swiss people settled in the area years ago so it's all wooden houses and kuchen and things like that. I'd read that it's pretty touristy but I dunno, I really liked the place, the ...

Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Puerto Varas

A travel blog entry by katandphil

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... than stay in Puerto Montt (which didn´t look that inviting a place to stay for long) we got straight on a local bus to Puerto Varas about half an hour drive north.   Puerto Varas has a great setting on Lago Llanquihue with views of Volcan Osorno ...

Doing the John Wayne walk, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Doing the John Wayne walk

A travel blog entry by andy_and_lea

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... visited India, most of South East Asia, Oz, New Zealand and already been to Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. And he had been in Chile since November. You must now be thinking wow Andy has an impressive memory or I that I had written all this down in shorthand ...

Chile's Lake District, Puerto Varas, Chile travel blog

Chile's Lake District

A travel blog entry by slinkymlinky

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... ) was too much to ignore, and we spent the afternoon doing Lord of the Ring impressions, me playing Gollum. One evening back in Puerto Varas, I went with a girl who worked at my hostel and a Canadian guy to watch a local jazz band play in a club called ...

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