Originally posted from March to June 2011
Flying from Santiago to Temuco you get this view of the Andes Mountains.
This is the small town of Carahue in Southern Chile, where I would stay while waiting on my Finnish University applications.
Panoramic shot I took of Puerto Saavedra. The sea is never far in Chile.
A man riding a horse down the beach.
Villa Rica, one of the many active volcanoes in the region.
Pucon, the Lake district
Copihue, the national flower
Panoramic view from Carahue.
Another panorama near carahue
Completo – Chilean hotdogs
piñones or pine nuts. These come from the Araucaria which is considered to be a “living fossil.” A prehistoric tree that lives to this day. Due to its adaptability to cold climate and its abundant fruit there have been suggestions to grow it in Nordic climates.
Outdoor cat. This cat would hang around my neck while I would browse the web from the rooftops (only way to get a good signal).
Nice view of Santiago while I prepare to head back to Finland
View of the City of Santiago from Cerro San Cristobal