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Travel Blogs from Patagonia
I was on the road before 8 this morning, knowing there was a big climb ahead. During the ride, I passed ten cyclists going south. The first was a guy wearing a baseball hat who had cycled all the way from Alaska! 18 months later, he was in Chile headed toward Ushuaia, the southern-most town in the world. Later, I passed two cyclists, one of whom …
... to Coyhaique! Before we'd set foot in their vehicle, Brian and Geraldine bounded out to heartily introduce themselves. Next, they removed our bags from our backs and were beavering away to make space for us. Their bags were slung aside and the back-seat was rearranged so we could sit in comfort. It was touching to think how accommodating they were for a couple of strangers. We could have been anyone, but Chileans see helping others as second nature. To ...
... altitude sickness, which makes it feel even more
of an achievement.
Taking a ten hour bus further south, we arrived at Puerto Varas for a one night stop over before boarding our ferry to Patagonia. Puerto Varas is a pretty small town set on lake Llanquihue, very reminiscent of affluent ski towns in the Alps, with wooden chalet style buildings. We ate
miniature ceviche with Vino blanco by the lake, soaking up the incredible views of the Lake ...
Waking up is obligatory thing one does everyday. However, when and with what does one wake up changes on a daily basis, usually there are a couple of things that make that first action of the day a delightful start. For me waking up without an alarm clock, knowing I have awoken to a day of great experiences, and adventures with a stunning view of a still fjord right in front of me is definitely one of my top choices. Surprisingly this is exactly ...
Quelat National Park and the hanging glacier.
Pleasant walk up to the hanging glacier in the National Park.The first of the glaciers I'm off to see this week.
Later in the evening I sloped off to a cave and had a small fire watching the river. Probably against lots of National Park rules, but it was too good an opportunity to miss.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed