Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas is the gateway to Southern Chile and the Patagonia. Before you head out to trek in the Chilean Patagonia, spend 2 days in Punta Arenas. Get ready with some duty free shopping for trekking gear and see some penguins along the way. Here’s how to spend a couple of days in Punta Arenas: …

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Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt truly lived up to its reputation of being una mierda – a s***hole. We started the day with the long drive-ferry-drive from Castro through a rainy Chiloe. We arrived in town mid-day, finally in time for a cocineria lunch. We headed straight for Angelmo, the area near the water with fish and artesania …

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To come to Chiloe you have to make the effort. There are no airports on this island and so a ferry ride is the mode of transport. As we boarded the ferry a man from sernatur approached us and asked if we would talk a little about our travels through Chile. So now we are …

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