information on overland travel in own camping vehicle thru the Americas

Casa Carlos Anwandter, as seen across the river 0

In & Around Valdivia

Valdivia has some beautiful architecture and the river. Niebla is peaceful and quiet with lovely vistas. We were surprised and stayed longer than planned.

Remains of the now closed coal mine in Lota 13

Coal Magnates of Southern Chile

Coal played an important role to the south of Concepción in Chile. Some families, eg Schwager & Cousiño, made an incredible fortune from coal around Lota.