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Daily Archives: February 3, 2014

Michinmahuida Volcano

Carretera Austral Day Two….Chaiten to Coyhaique

Early the next morning, after a great breakfast of toasted homemade bread with thick butter, bittersweet blackberry jam, scrambled eggs, ham, and coffee with rich whole milk, we departed Chaitén.  The skies were clearing, and in the bright, cool morning air the still-smoking volcano, an imposing

Dave, Joaquin, Claudio and Gonzalo, passing through the Comao Fjord

Carretera Austral Day One…..Pelluco to Chaitén

It was still dark when the alarm sounded in our first floor room of the Zafiro Hotel located in the small village of Pelluco, overlooking Puerto Montt Bay. Joaco and I were sharing a room, and two of Joaco’s brothers, Claudio and Gonzalo, were in