Carretera Austral - Futalaefu to Villa O'Higgins November 18th 2014 We finished the road that almost (apart from the small matter of some ice fields) unites the Chileanos.
The Carretera Austral, from Puerto Montt to Villa O'Higgins skirts the majestic southern Andes range and the northern ice fields to penetrate deeply into Chilean Patagonia. Along the way it crosses some seriously impressive terrain with soaring mountains, rushing rivers, calving glaciars, vol ... read more
South America » Chile » Aisén » Carretera Austral 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