Puerto Varas, Chile
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A local restaurant
Wood shingles, used to cover the old houses
Typical shingles line the old houses in Puerto Varas.
Love the textures of the old houses.
The beach was pretty busy on the weekend! The sign says “Beach not suitable for swimming”
Puerto Varas with the Casino being the only highrise building.
One of the many restored historic houses still left in Puerto Varas. This one is a bed & breakfast
Contrast between the old housing and new development behind it.
Casa Maldonado, one of the UNESCO listed houses in Puerto Varas
Rose bushes are abundant in the streets in south of Chile
Another UNESCO listed house
Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The exterior is all made of sheets of iron.
The Sacred Heart catholic church
Our window handle in the hostel room.
Views across Lake Llanquihue to Osorno Volcano from the beach at Puerto Varas
Teatro del Lago, Frutillar. This theatre is considered the best acoustic theatre in Sth America
Most of the older houses are now B&B’s.
Beautiful quaint shingle houses in Frutillar
Another gorgeous local dog
Local buses are cheap to get around the little towns on the lake.
Historic house which is now an art college
Osorno again with some flowers in the foreground
Looking out to Volcano Osorno
Beethoven would love a few like this.
Inside the Teatro del Lago.
Emerson Salazar tunes his guitar for the performance
Salazar ripping up the strings!
Michelle in front of Teatra del Lago
dum dum dum dummmmm
In this region with the German influences there are many cake shops that serve Kuchen (like an afternoon tea)
Nights in the kitchen of our hostel in Puerto Varas were always social. We loved it here.