Hotel Puerta Del Sur
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It was located on the main road back towards Osorno, not too far from where we were staying, and we were intrigued. However, a foreboding sentence in the guide warns it's difficult to find (how hard can it be? It's on the main road after all...). The guide's directions specify 'Once you pass the small village of Las Lumas...' (is this Las Lumas? There are no signs!) 'be on the lookout for a sign on the south side of ...
... weaved through this boring narrative, its because I've taken over responsibility for photos as well as the stories and I simply have no idea what I'm doing. Hopefully, I will improve over time.
Last but not least, we have cable TV mounted on wall above bed. We can watch TV in English. Yayyy.....Dan is currently in bed watching The Shawshank Redemption and I am going to away and join her.
Hasta luego ...
... turned out that the man was a plain-clothes officer on his way home, and since the way to the hotel was so challenging, he agreed to drive us there. He was really a nice man and without him we would still be driving around looking for the place.
Leaving Puerto Natales the next day meant taking one of only three flights per week from the local airport. It's the only time I can recall where the pilot had to do a U-turn at ...
... in the mid 19th Century, and the invitation was promptly accepted by a number of German families, meaning it's now famous for both its beer and its chocolate. The museum shows the interesting mix that happens when German meets Chilean, such as the way the living rooms would have been set up to receive guests taking in formal European with habits such as mate drinking incorporated from a South American perspective.
To escape from the heat ...
... the lahar from the Villarica volcano flowed when it erupted in 1964. The lahar destroyed the town of Conaripe, which was then rebuilt next to the old site. That was a big eruption, and sadly 200 people lost their lives.
After that we drove past all the beautiful lakes, stopping to admire them and take pictures along the way. Then we arrived at a local food market for lunch. Tons of delicious Chilean food, like meat skewers, pastel de choclo, empanadas, cakes, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking