Hostal Torre de Babel

Ohiggins 965, Castro, Isla Chiloe, 5700000, Chile | 2 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Castro

Play time

A travel blog entry by suebar


... were largely disappointed by what we saw. Most of the craft items were cheap mass produced objects and clothing. However some of the stalls were selling hanks of wool in various textures and hand knitted jumpers and ponchos. We each bought some wool in a neutral colour. Then we walked up the hill into the town proper and visited the church. Unlike churches that we have seen in almost all other countries it was constructed of wood although it was ...

The rain in Chile falls mainly wherever we are

A travel blog entry by r10vill9


... the sun went in and torrential downpours have begun. We have wifi and see that it is sunny and 25 at home. Sometimes wifi is a pain in the ass.
I think I must have been in a mood this morning when I wrote this. We did manage a fabulous walk into Castro where we discovered a beautiful wooden church, an amazing graveyard that looked like a small subdivision, an abandoned artisan market and a nice place to dry off and have a hot dog. We took the Jeep to Dalchaue ...

Isla Grande de Chiloe

A travel blog entry by wildkriv


... on stilts along the water's edge). The island is a lush quilt of windswept, rolling-hill pastureland.

The attractive city of Castro, located centrally on the island's eastern shore, is the capital of Chiloe. The salmon boom over the last decade has helped the city's development, and we sampled the goods one lunchtime. One of the most striking features within ...

A different view of Chile

A travel blog entry by eoinshirl


... back on the cruise ship we set sail about 5 pm. We had thoroughly enjoyed our day in two very quaint little towns, both of which gave us a completely different view of life in Chile.

After 7 or so hours of walking, we were ready to sit on our private deck and gaze upon the scenery as we sailed by. Mussel farms dotted the shore line, farmland dominated the hill sides beyond the sea line and the snow covered Andes came into view as we made our way to Patagonia. ...

Island life

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank


Chiloe is the third largest island South America. 900 sq kilometres in size, it's a pretty place famed for its painted wooden churches and rolling scenery. A ferry took us across the strait, and dolphins followed us en route. Our first stop was the remains of an old Spanish fort, with views across the Island. As everywhere in Chile, stray dogs accompanied us but they were docile enough. The nearby town was deadly quiet. We popped into the museum and wandered round the ...

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This 2 star inn, located on Ohiggins 965, Castro, is near Church of Castro and Chiloe National Park.
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