**We have not posted for months! We’ve been in countries with poor wifi and we’ve been on the move a lot. In fact, in reality we are coming to the end of our 9 month trip around South America – we’ve done Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and down the Amazon back to … More Puerto Varas, Chile.
Pucon, Chile. From Valparaiso we headed, via Santiago, to the Chilean Lake District and the picturesque town of Pucon. Pucon was clean and pretty and was what I had imagined Patagonian towns to be like, though it is very northern Patagonia and is usually thought of as the ‘lake district’ more than true Patagonia which … More Pucon, Chile
Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile. Our next destination after Mendoza was Chilean capital Santiago: which meant we would be crossing the border once again. The bus journey shouldn’t have taken more than a few hours, however when we arrived at the border on the Argentinian side there was standstill traffic. It appeared that the border was … More Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile.