Yelcho en la Patagonia

Lago Yelcho s/n, Chaiten, Correo de Futal, Chile | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Chaiten

That's Entertainment

A travel blog entry by amaeule


... Mr. Tompkins!!! The campground (camp volcano) was a beautiful place with a green that may put an english park to shame. I set up my tent, just to put it down an hour later, because this place was infested with all sorts of flying insects. A feast for hungry birds, a plague for me. Because wearing long trousers and a longsleeve shirt when it's 30 degrees is not an option (I really gave it a try) I set up the inner tent in the shadow qnd spent the rest of the afternoon ...

Carretera Austral - the road less travelled

A travel blog entry by pamplemoose


... road was unpaved ´rupio´ (gravel) and very bumpy. But, a lot of the time it was not actually road at all - several times,
the bus stopped, reversed and backed onto a car ferry to cross a misty fjord. For the longest of these crossings, the bus driver collected everyone´s ID or passport (in case there is an accident, was his confidence-inspiring explanation) and ushered his passengers into a small cabin with a television. The navigation took two and a half ...

Volcano factory

A travel blog entry by slowayround


... is pretty crowded when we’re both inside. We spent rainy days listening to frogs and watching clouds exposing and enshrouding the mountains. On nice days, we walked almost every trail the park has to offer with destinations like waterfalls, waterfalls and lakes. The trails are excellent and easy to follow with sturdy bridges, railings, ladders and even walkways over the muddy stretches.

We went to the town of Chaiten to stock up on food and ...

Pumalin: Senderos to nowhere!

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour


Friday morning we set off in reasonable time to do one of the longer walks. The walk said about two hours each way up to a viewpoint of a huge volcano and then on to a campground at a lake. What the info didn't tell us was that it was almost straight up the mountain. Ascending steep steps and slippery wet ladders made of wood we climbed past several nice waterfalls through thick dense rainforest.

After struggling up for about ...

Flirting with volcanoes again and Pumalin at last

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour


The next day we had to pass through the devasted town of Chaiten. This used to be one of the main ports in the region but several years back it's namesake volcano erupted and buried half the town under volcanic ash. The place has barely started to recover and many of the town’s houses are still derelict or buried under a couple of feet of ash. To make matters worse the volcano is still dangerously unstable ...


This lodge, located on Lago Yelcho s/n, Chaiten, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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