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If you are traveling by ferry to and from Chiloé or Puerto Montt, you will likely pass through Chaitén. In May 2008, a volcano erupted near the town, forcing its residents to evacuate. Today, however, many have returned and Chaitén is springing back to life, with the remnants of the disaster a tourist attraction in its own right. It’s an interesting and pleasant place to stay for a night or
two. You can also buy food and other supplies in town before your southbound journey.
The hub of the Aysén region in Patagonia, this is a city in contrast, with modernity mixing with a traditionally slower rhythm in the shadow...
Near the town of Villa Lucia, Ruta 231 branches east from the Carretera Austral and winds around Lago Yelcho. About 159 km (99 miles) later...