Arrebol Patagonia Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Varas
... are given our life jackets and helmets and head through the brush to the river. Here we are given basic training and safety instructions including what we should do should someone end up in the fast flowing currents. Little did I know at the time but I'm certainly glad I paid attention.
The river is quite close to Orsono the volcano but views were poor as the clouds were quite low.
we get into our dinghys and off we go, slowly at first ...
... and Alerce wood (type of cypress). Copper , a major export is used everywhere, in this case, the dome of the Cathedral. The much treasured alerce adorns much of the interior.
We soon set off from Puerto Montt headed for Puerto Varas via the Pan-AmericanHighway, a series of roads and highways connecting the Americas, going all the way up to Alaska. That's a road trip calling our name, but for right now, the Pan American takes us to ...
... in quickly. We thought we were going to get a room with a shared bathroom, but ended up with a private one as we wanted.
After dropping the bags, we walked to the Cruz del Sur terminal to buy tickets to Castro in Chiloe for tomorrow. We then walked back down into town to the tourist information offices. The first one we came across, by the pier, was not much help at all, it was more like a tour office. We found another one on the main street and we were given a ...
... mangroves to another smaller lake which features a Lorelai island (if you don't know the story go look it up) around which our boad chauffeur managed carefully. It was the first time that day we saw the sun. Yaaayy. :D
Then we went back into our bus.
Second stop: Saltos del Río (well, I can't find the name anywhere but it was pretty)
This small waterfalls are in the national park of Vincente Pérez Gonzales. Even though the entrance had a price ...
... ve tried fly fishing just once before & it's quite different to the coarse fishing I've done several times. In simple terms ( excuse me if you know this,) you are pretending to be a fly so cast out the line with the fake fly on the end & pull it in. You keep doing this repeatedly so it's very active, no dangling a piece of line and waiting for a bite. We had a really great day. Caught a few small rainbow trout although the big brown ...