The Carretera Austral

We crossed into Chile at Futeleufu and started our journey down the legendary Carretera Austral. The Carretera Austral, literally translated as “Southern Highway”, was built during the Pinochet Era to connect to the southern Chilean villages, mostly for military purposes. The Carretera stretches from Puerto Montt south, about 1300 km to Villa O’Higgins. The highway […]

Missing Me Yet?

Before we left for our trip I had a hard time accepting that we were going to be so far away from family and friends AND for such a long time! This is compounded even more so because we’re both pretty family oriented people.  We enjoy spending time with our families and chatting about the […]