Presidente Hotel Puerto Montt
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Quarto muito espaçoso e bem instalado. Desjejum de boa qualidade, atendimento cordial e profissional. Gostaríamos de ter voltado a ele, mas estava lotado com um congresso.
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... we stop to take a photo of the sign for the 'Road to the End of the World' and it is absolutely freezing on the side of the road.
We are seeing some cows, horses and quite a few sheep - the landscape reminds us of going across Yarragadee - pretty poor and not growing much.
We follow along the edge of the Magellan Straits, which is at the bottom of the mainland and was a safer route for ships to go through instead of going around ...
... fish because of the ash and they had longer journeys. It was so sad to see such a big beautiful creature taken away to be fed to it's kin, alive so recently, tail sticking out of a wheely bin.
From there I got a lift back with his boss who owns the fleet of fish lorries to where I wanted to be. Successfully escaped the volcano and saved some salmon on the way. All in a days work.
Due to poor planning (not to say non-existent planning) I did not know that you could only take the ferry from Castro to Chaiten during high-season in Jan/Feb. This meant for me that I had to go back north, to Puerto Montt, in order to head south again.... I was not very happy with that solution because it seemed to me that I only would be losing time with this (as there is nothing to see in Puerto Montt itself). Anyway, once ...
... According to Ange, it looked just like the picture on the Ice Magic bottles. More crowds resulted in turning around at the first mirador. Queueing up for an hour to get on a cable car did not appeal and we set off to drive round the full extent of the lake. The views of Volcan Osorno and its sister peaks made it a great drive. Given this was our last day in the van before relying on pedal power, we were determined to go large on the food front. We got ...
... for relying too much on the guides and forgot to bring my to-visit list.
Now that we're at the end of our cruise, let me rate and summarize the excursions we took:
1. No question, hands down #1 is Volunteer Point in the Falklands off Port Stanley. The main purpose of this cruise was fulfilled! If we skipped every other port but made this one, I would have been happy. I would have loved to spend more time with the Kings, but I knew we would not ...