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Date Place Comment
September 29th, 2018 Ferry Transbordadora Austral

The ferry is going in the low season every Saturday at 8pm. It stopps at Caleta Tortel, Puerto Eden and Puerto Natales. In Puerto Natales the ferry arrive at 1pm on Monday. You have to pay in advance at Tourist information Cochrane, or over Tabsa.cl, or in cash at board. There a two small showers at board.

September 28th, 2018 Roadwork Carretera Austral

The carretera austral is temporaly closed due to construction works going on for improving and paving the road. There is a „desvio“ going to Lago Laparent for 27 Kilometers through beautiful scenery. The road ends up at a bridge (5 tons, 2,5 meter high) coming from the north. The road is smaller but very nice and easy to drive. You come along at several lakes and farms and cristal clear water. You even can see some condors. The R7 opens again at 5pm. Safe travels.

September 27th, 2018 Villa Santa Lucia

No restrictions any more. You can go through at any time. The road is not paved in this section but very good gravel. Safe travels!

September 27th, 2018 Careterra Austral open during certains hours

No restrictions any more – You can pass at any time.

August 13th, 2018 Route 41

It is still the same but we drove it with our Defender the whole way. We did arranged with all potholes...;–)

August 12th, 2018 Altai Oasis

Outstanding welcoming host around Simón and his team. Perfect, lovely place – the best we have seen in town as a campground. We came with our Defender with a cabin here – there a some spaces just in the beginning of the campground. You can walk from there to the town within 15 Minutes. They also offers laundry service, the restaurant is excellent (we have creamy guacamole and some awesome T–Bone–Steaks from the Altoplato) and WiFi is working great in the restaurant. They also speaks German. Soooo happy to be here....

July 30th, 2018 360 Degree top Mountain View

Just on top of a hill with a small track with an overwhelming view to catch the stars in the nighttime. Not seen from the road. 4x4 is an advantage but not necessary. High clearance is not needed at all. Just enjoy the view!

July 30th, 2018 Mecanico Alberto

Our seal was damaged and they helped us very quickly and friendly and professional. He organized the special seal (Defender) within 15 Minutes for us and implemented it by later than 7pm. It was really great to get back on the road about that quickly. We appreciate this service very much and it was a fair price for the value and working time.

July 30th, 2018 Very good road conditions

An excellent paved road with scenic views around and some natural spring sources for picking up water just beside the road!

July 30th, 2018 Under the trees

The trees are cutten but still ok for a quick overnight stay.

July 29th, 2018 Paucara

The whole road 3SM is paved and in excellent condition so you can drive from Huancayo until Huanta completely on sealed road which is especially in the beginning and in the end very scenic as well.

July 24th, 2018 Water source

Still cristal clear and just perfect!!! We have fill up completely....

July 24th, 2018 Two Cordillera Panorama

The best scenic drive in the mountains we ever had. Just amazing and breathtaking!!

July 13th, 2018 Bird's eye view of Cajamarca

Perfect place with an overwhelming view over Cajamarca! Thank you for this recommendation!

July 12th, 2018 Natural Spring Water Source

Fresh and clean water directly from the source near the road of the mountains perfect to pick–up

July 3rd, 2018 Destroyed road, no way through

The road is completely cleared and you can pass until Incapirca again. Everything is fine.

July 3rd, 2018 Collapsed Road on way to Ingapirca

The road is cleared and you can pass through again. Everything is fine!!

June 22nd, 2018 Grand Selva Lodge Tours

Great hosts and at least really outstanding tours. I can recommend the night tour, the rainforest walk, the butterfly visit and the amazon animal rescue center – here the canoe tour. They speak englisch, spanish, german and italian. They do have some really nice dogs around the houses. We would definitely come back in we are around....thank you for your great hospitality!!!

June 12th, 2018 Beautiful spot overloooking the scenery of mountains

Perfect place for staying overnight. You can not be seen from the main Road and Italien perfect flat. Just perfect for staying with an amazing and overwhelming view. Absolutely quiet and feeling very save. The Stars are shining very intensive.

June 5th, 2018 Camping Guaimaro

Extraordinary welcoming place with the possibility of freshly bake bread in the morning – we are just overwhelmed of this area, this surrounding and particullary of their owner – a charming dutch people with 2 dogs and not to forget the HOT shower and the prepared fireplace and the homemade jam! One of my best stays in Colombia!!!!

Thank YOU for the stay!!! We will definitely come back!

June 1st, 2018 Great Place Direct By The Water!!!

Perfect Place – just enjoying rain and frogs and a good dinner:–). There are some possibilities on both sides of the bridge. Very nice spot!!!


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