Hotel Boutique Ignacia Villoria
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We were up early on Sunday morning to catch the bus away from Ancud and the Isle of Chiloe to return to the mainland. Our destination was Puerto Varas in the Lake District. Puerto Varas could not be any different from Ancud. It was away from a real Chilean town to a tourist town on Lake Llanqihue. It is a beautiful setting on the lake with views of …
... and socks to keep me warm, as Chile is freezing! Compared to prices at home, alpaca is really cheap! I was very pleased with my new purchases, as was everybody else who also came away with alpaca clothing and a variety of other things.
Then it was off to Puerto Vares, for our overnight stop. Unfortunately, the weather was still ****, and we could only vaguely see the volcanoes across the lake. It was quite late when we arrived, so after walking down to the lake we ...
I finally arrived in Puerto Varas at 8.30 pm and luckily for me I had already been here so I knew how to get to the hostel and not ask for directions!
Nothing else really to tell you about today. The next couple of days will be making my plans to get to Patagonia, which I am extremely excited about. Bring on the end of the world!!
Hasta Luego people!
... however are heated by 'salamandras' which are wood burning stoves. They really do keep the carriages warm....if a little smoky.
While there we also had a beautiful day out to a remote lake; Lago Steffen. David fished but with no success while I did a wonderful walk following a beautiful stream to a waterfall.
From El Bolson we reurned to Hotel Tronador where we had ...
... Stich machen ... Nach einem kurzen Halt an den Saltos de Petrohue (Wassefalle), ebenfalls mit Tabaño-Plage, gings weiter zum Vulkan "Osorno" (mit fast keineneTabañnos!). Dort hat sich die Gruppe geteilt: die tapferen Schweizerinnen sind hinaufgewandert (d.h. Fabienne ist gewandert, der Guide konnte mithalten und ich bin auch hinterhergekeucht ;) ), der Rest der Gruppe (darunter auch zwei Schweizer) hat den Sesseli-Lift benutzt, der ebensfalls ursprunglich aus ...