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Puyuhuapi

Pic du Jour: Firewood Delivery, Puyuhuapi, Chile

Today's daily travel pic was taken in Puyuhuapi, Chile, a small town on the Carretera Austral, the highway through southern Chile that traverses 1,200 kilometers of Patagonia. This gentleman is walking past the village's Catholic Church, built in 1964. Puyuhuapi is the consummate sleepy town, nestled at the north end of the Seno Ventisquero…
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Pic du Jour – Misty Morning, Queulat National Park

This was the scene near the terminus of the Enchanted Forest Trail, a beautiful hike in southern Chile’s pristine Queulat National Park. To this day it remains one of favorite hikes on the planet. More about the park, and another 25 photos from the hike are in this post, Living up to a Name: Chilean Patagonia’s Enchanted Forest Trail. Today's…
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Lost in the Details – Weekly Photo Challenge

After a week of doing next to nothing but recharging --and doing it very slowly-- I said goodbye to Puyuhuapi yesterday. If you're ever on Chile's Carretera Austral and need some time to recharge in a beautiful and peaceful setting that serves up lots of fresh seafood, I highly recommend a stop for a few days. Or even a week. Or two. 'Lost in…
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