Montes 2005 cabernet sauvignon at Hotel Puelche - superb at US$18
This map shows, drawn in pencil, our route from San Carlos de Bariloche, across the green line which is the Chilean border, and into Puerto Varas, north of Puerto Montt.
Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas, Chile, where we stayed for two nights.
Mount Osorno in Chile. view from Puerto Varas, Chile
Puerto Varas, Chile
Dining room in Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas
The two volcanoes visible from Puerto Varas. The one on the right is the most dangerous one.
Sitting room at Hotel Puelche in Puerto Varas
View of Mt. Osorno from Puerto Varas
We began our trip through the beautiful Chilean lakes district.
This is the Cardenal Antonio Samore Pass over the Andes between Chile and Argentina, altitude 1321 meters.
Mountains, forest and snow at the pass over the Andes.
Occasional mountain spires
Te road was paved and winding. It was a beautiful day.
This horseman and his dog had come to see an overturned truck and all of its contents spilled onto the road.