A day in Puerto Varas December 6th 2009 Pablo and I decided to spend a day in Puerto Varas to see why it was so much more popular a destination that Puerto Montt and indeed found it a world apart. It is a beautiful resort town, filled with people relaxing by the lake - in contrast to the grimy sailor's port town we're staying in such a short distance away.
We walked around, past the modern casino where Pablo made a bathroom stop, ... read more
South America » Chile » Los Lagos » Puerto Varas Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info