Hotel Bellavista Puerto Varas
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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 farmers beginning in 1852. The Chilean government gave the farmer land to relocate here. It is a …
... us walk up as it was getting too dark and dangerous, so instead we turned back and took Anay to the beach!
The next couple of days were a mixture of playing with Anay and going to Dunkin Doughnuts and Der Kuchen (an amazing German cafe that sold incredible German cake) far too often. We cooked Paula a roast dinner on the Sunday (with a gravy interpretation which she LOVED) which was the first time we'd had one since Christmas!
... for a few hours. Thanks to technology and free WiFi, I was able to spend this time watching Doctor Who with my friend Brianna via Netflix and Skype!
For dinner, our guide suggested a seafood restaurant, Las Buenas Brazas, close to our hotel. We shared a king crab salad as an appetizer, which was very, very good. Mom and I shared a mixed seafood sampler, which had barnacles, stone crab, shrimp, clams, and much more. Dad ...
... one for years to come girl!
Best of all, our Elaine came zipping down as well. Elaine is great. It did not work out to well though as the guy was tripping on her shoe lace so she fell while trying to get up, and the breaking was difficult. Julio later said her arm was too short to so a good break (or something like that). He said Elaine would not be able to continue on the other lines. He was afraid she would pick up so much speed and would not be able to break that it would ...
... self-sufficient and only need to buy flour and Mate (a type of traditional tea) from town, so they go just once a month and occasionally take some woollen products to sell in the market if they need to. They were really good fun and both had a wicked sense of humour. They made us feel very welcome in their home and invited us to share Mate with them after lunch. We learned the rules and etiquette of drinking the tea, i.e. you take it in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Bellavista Puerto Varas
Lovely country lodge on the lake and near town. Nice but basic rooms. Very good service and good food.
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