Patagonian Pursuits! April 21st 2008 We left Bariloche early on the morning of Sunday 16 March, travelling to Puerto Montt, the regional centre of Chile´s Lake District. The bus journey took us through some pretty lake and mountain scenery - indeed, the scenery was such that the driver stopped the bus several times so he could take photos!
Puerto Montt is an unattrative hub of commerce and industry, but (as it is the embarkation p ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes 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
32 years old, just taken a sabbatical from my job in London to travel for a year. Intending to visit SE Asia, Nepal, New Zealand, South America and Central America - with a final stopover in New York on the way home.... full info