We arrive In Puerto Montt late and we stay overnight at Hospedaje Teresita, where Guillermo, the owner, is very curious and makes us a lot of questions about our trip, but the wife warns us that he is also a little deaf so we have to scream hoping he will understand something! We only stop one nigh
Walking through the villages and small towns in the Patagonic region of Chile, one of the traits that has intrigued us the most is about the essentiality of the "architecture". Even if that word sounds a bit high-sounding for constructions that we could define slums and certainly not habitable hou
The title of this post is at the same time a wish, an optimism thought, but also a gift for all the Steemit travelers.
Click on the link of calendar 2019, and you can freely download, print and then give it as a gift or stick it on the fridge or over the fireplace. There is space if you need to wri
Here we are, it's time to hit the road again, this time someone is waiting for us so we can't stop and they assure us that there are buses even if it is holiday. We get on the bus just a minute before leaving to Puerto Octay where actually there should be, according to the schedule, a coincidence f
First day as volunteers at the farm and the weather is adverse with a slight and intermittent drizzle but rather annoying. Boots, waxed jacket and a white bucket is all the necessary equipment for harvesting raspberries. Martin, a Chilean guy who has half of our age, is volunteering at the farm si
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Workaway is a way to find free board and lodging in exchange of work, with the primary purpose of a reciprocal cultural exchange. It is an alternative to travel low cost, stopping for a while in a place, exploring the surroundings in the free time following the tips b
Today begins our adventure as campesinos, that is the Chilean word for farmers. We are at the farm Fundo Los Leones near Las Cascadas, the owners are Katia and Victor, a young Chilean couple with three children and eight dogs. They manage the farm and host some tourists (although now it is not se
Finally saturday, our free day from work: the first rays of sunshine can be glimpsed in the clouds so we decide to go on a day trip to the nearby village of Puerto Octay, hoping to find the connections at the right time and especially to arrive before it rains again! It's the first time that we a
We do not have a travel plan defined in detail, we plan destinations day-by-day so we can be flexible depending on what a place, a feeling or a meeting suggests us. The tourist routes, the obligatory stops, the all inclusive package activities are not for us, where every minute of the day is marke
Valdivia, Valdivia ... Even though we've already gone away I still think about it. This name keeps telling me something, it constantly buzzes me in the mind but I can't put it in focus. Then here it is, hacking on the internet I find myself in front of Pedro de Valdivia, one of the Spanish conquis
The days at the farm seem all the same and are all different. Every time there is something new to learn and Martin, who knows everything, is about to leave because he has found work for the summer season, in Pichilemu, a seaside village on the coast, in a beautiful lodge overlooking the ocean.
Our two weeks as farm workers came to an end, right now that the weather is getting better and the sun warms the moist air from the rain of the previous days. Yesterday was a memorable day: bathing at the lake in the afternoon and then in the evening birthday party for one of Katia and Victor's s