Travel Blogs from Frutillar
... enjoy Frutillar's amazing views on this day. Today was also my final day in the Lakes District of Chile - with a 15 hour overnight bus ride back to Santiago. I will be spending one more night in Santiago before leaving for Buenos Aires on my birthday, ...
... dogs it reminded me of the amusing Australian border police tv show and felt very OTT. Lucy had declared her sachets of oregano, vegetable oil and cereal bars as they apparently give you hefty fines if you forget to declare anything plant based you have on you. All the luggage had to be unloaded from the coach and Ash's bag got searched, arousing suspicion with his 4 month supply of contact lenses... On arrival we had no Chilean money and a 1 mile walk to ...
... Unfortunately, when we get back to Santiago (despite our best efforts), we STILL can´t get rid of her, and she keeps appearing like a bad smell wherever we go. I am fairly sure she´s used that teeny tiny bottle of wine to cook up a tracking potion in her travel cauldron, so she can find us at all times. Finally, we shake her off, and head to the bus terminal for an over night stint to our next destination - Mendoza. I will be glad not to see a bus for a few days when I get ...
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, or just suck it up and get walking. It didn't look to be that far, so walking it was.
Once we reached town, Don did the usual recce of available beds, and we were settled in half hour later.
Next was a ...
... under the protection of umbrellas, we hopped back in the car and retraced our route several miles, stopping at Petrohue Falls along the Ensenada River. We paid a 1,500-peso entrance fee (about $3 USD) and mingled with several cruise tour groups along the slippery paths.
The sun had come out just as we made our way to the main overlook of the falls. Huge volumes of water were rushing over the boulders because of the ongoing snow melt as ...
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