Beer in Pucón, wine in Santa Cruz

As we leave Chiloé and set foot on the mainland, we are in doubt about the next destination. Eventually we decide to leap towards Villarrica. Hitchhiking to Puerto Montt and a bus to Villarrica, four hundred kilometers up north in the Lake District. During the ride the volcanoes become higher and increasingly impressive. Sun has set at the time we…

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Isla Chiloé

We have taken a big bag of food for the crossing from Puerto Chacabuco to Quellón on Isla Chiloé. Chiloé is the second largest island in South America after Tierra del Fuego. The thirty hours on board pass by rapidly: the view of the fjords and the innumerable waterfalls is amazing. The first day the wind weaves a thick blanket…

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Carretera Austral

About time to get some new stamps, because after a nights drive to the Argentinian-Chilean border at Los Antiquos we walk to the border post to get a Argentina stamp and then quickly organise a ride to Chile Chico. The young couple from the north of Argentina are on holiday in Patagonia and planned a day trip to Chile Chico.…

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