Hotel La Chakana

Vina Andrea s/n, Putre, Chile | Ranch
Prices starting from $71.00

Travel Blogs from Putre

The Altiplano

A travel blog entry by chilledbeans


... before heading back down. We were out in the hills for about 6 hours. Exhausted from altitude sickness, we shared a bag of crisps and went to bed. After 13 hours sleep, we were more hopeful and armed today. We downed 2 cups of coca tea, the recommended antidote to altitude sickness and set on our travels by car up the pass towards Bolivia to the Parque Nacional Lauca. The combination of the thin air and pot holed and bumpy highway ...

Long grass, short breath

A travel blog entry by chilledbeans


... part. But clearly we survived. And the trip was worth it because Putre is a great place. Reasons to visit Putre: - It's green, has cows and smells like rural England. After all the Chilean desert a bit of green is wonderfully refreshing. - The climate. It's the best of both worlds, hot sunny days without the oppressive muggy heat at night. Night-time is freezing but it's cozy under a pile of ...

Goodbye Chile

A travel blog entry by gerty581


... and very windy in the far south through wet and cold in the Lake District, warm and sunny in the Central valley and finally hot desert in the north.

Overall the roads have been of a reasonable to good condition, except along some parts of the Carretera Austral and through some of the passes between Chile and Argentina, where steep winding mountain tracks with scary hairpin bends, have worried us at times. ...

Pressure pressure

A travel blog entry by andyandott


... what the next month and a half will hold as its mostly at altitude!

A proper full on storm, hailstoning and everything, greets the village in the afternoon and the feeble electricity supply just can't hack it. This puts paid to the idea of having a warm shower and, generally, means that we are in for a boring evening.

La Paz tomorrow, and to be honest we are ready for ...

Idiots Rule

A travel blog entry by andyandott


... think that we don't mind standing in the aisle but when 2 other 'passengers' are unceremoniously shoved into the luggage compartement we get even more worried! Thankfully we are allowed to stand in the aisle and are dropped off in roughly the right place. The new driver obviously wanted a little tip for his troubles, something i didn't take too kindly at considering it was the same bus company.

We decided to walk thd 5km into Lauca National Park to ...

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