Hostal Boutique Faros Del Sur
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... of town, but this wasn't the case here. Our hostel was super nice. A big old house, well-maintained, nice common areas and kitchen, and really nice deck looking out over the lake. We even splurged for a private room with private bathroom. While it lacked a window, and was slightly damp, it had TV with a few shows from the US. Sweet!
The town is cute, but small, with not a whole lot to do. We walked around the day we arrived, a Sunday, and learned ...
... at the terminal, the ferry was dutifully waiting for us and ten minutes later we set sail in the dark. Ancud, the second town of Chiloe was only 30km from the port, so 25 mins later we disembarked and headed there in the hope,of finding an open campsite. It took some finding but just before midnight, we were pitched up with van in first gear, staring out to sea from the cliff's edge. We woke to beautiful coastal views and pelicans skirting the waves. It was like we were ...
... that everything was ready at the same time.
At the dinner table we were each served a massive plate full of meat and a huge bowl of mixed shellfish! Our eyes popped out of our heads when we saw the sheer size of the portions. Although everything was cooked very well, my only negative comment was regarding the lack of flavour. We have definitely found that Latin Americans believe a bottle of picante (spicy) sauce is the only flavouring necessary for any meal.
... birds. The funnies part of the trip is the very resourceful way they get us on the boat without getting wet. There is basically a big trolley that we all get on and some of the locals push it into the sea. Slightly scary is the fact that our boat is called Titanic III.
The rest of the day we spend by walking around the town following a map that the B & B gave us. We see a local market, old fort, port, old houses and overall it certainly has different ...
... and other outworn conceptions. As long as these are kept intact, they are quite satisfied. But in the meantime they have entered a new relation; a powerful social force has caught them up. They themselves are changed. What are ownership and income to that? Why need we trouble to socialize banks and factories? We socialize human beings. - Adolf Hitler on Nazism and socialism
It is horrible to think that the world could one day be ...