Coral and Steph's Big South/American Adventure Part 4 January 19th 2009 Hello from Steph. I'm making a guest appearance at writing the blog, so it may not be up to the usual standards!
We have had a really good time since leaving Ushuaia, and have made up for all the overnight bus trips and dodgy hostels with a bit of comfort, starting with the Mare Australis. This was a 3 day cruise to Punta Arenas in Chile, on a smallish boat with 132 passengers from 19 countri ... 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