Sol Arrayan Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Villa La Angostura
... for the sprightly yellow bushes below who gamely add colour to the surrounding gloom.
As midday approaches the mists begin to disperse and our guide explains to us that we are extremely lucky to have a day with sunshine as normally it pours with rain daily in the Autumn months.I am overjoyed as we stop beside the old hotel to see that the mist has peeled away to form a thin layer that divides both the lake and the mountains like a slab of floating white cream.Above ...
... village, all buildings made with wood and stone. It's really beautiful and full of...chocolate shops, restaurants," parrrrrixxxas " or restaurants specialized in grilled meat and fish, fishing stores and ahumaderos (places where they smoke trout).
The days we have spent here, we have tried to organize ourselves to go fishing but we have not been successful. All the fishing guides were ...
... veer off the road. That is what the Aussies in the van behind us saw. That is what the insurance companies heard and what resulted in the local Council paying to pull the truck out of the ditch. But whatever caused it, we were definitely going uncharacteristically quicker than we should have been. The initial shock was short lived. Everyone was fine. The first two vehicles at the scene (after the Aussies in the van) were a ...
... bus up to the starting point and hired our bikes at which point the shop owner starting pointing out a range of extra bits you can do if you feel keen. After the first 10km and couple of hills the views were incredible over the lakes and my thighs weren't feeling too abused so I agreed with the intial extra 6 kms to visit the Suiss colony - we had a cup of tea and cakes at the end of the dirt road which made it a very worthwhile detour. We bumped into ...
... small island in the Magallanas strait that is home to sixty thousand penguins. Unfortunately, when we arrived there we could only see a couple of hundreds of them. I joked to a German couple they were on holidays, but when I asked Rodrigo later he told me that it's actually true! They leave at the end of February to go partying in brazil (although the partying part is obviously my imagination). Still I was overexcited to see penguins in their natural habitat. They are ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet