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Town & Country

Our camp situates in the middle of the Futaleufu Valley, 25km from the town of the same name and right next to our neighbor Nely and Rolando, who helps us with any last minute supply of fresh vegetables, eggs, laundry service and asado (grilled lamb) at our last supper.
Home of our neighbors Nely and Rolando
Home of our neighbors Nely and Rolando
Monkey-puzzle tree is unique to the Patagonia region; hostess Nely is usually busy working.
Monkey-puzzle tree is unique to the Patagonia region; hostess Nely is usually busy working.
Home-made wine production takes place here?!
Home-made wine production takes place here?!
Another dog of Nely and Rolando's.
Another dog of Nely and Rolando's.
Anxiously waiting for the rafters, Inca finds a perfect spot on a boulder at the Terminator run by Rio Fu.
Anxiously waiting for the rafters, Inca finds a perfect spot on a boulder at the Terminator run by Rio Fu.
Field trip under strict supervision
Field trip under strict supervision
A rare dry and clean moment - we paid a visit to Nely for laundry service
A rare dry and clean moment - we paid a visit to Nely for laundry service
She has a washing machine and she lets the clothes dry on the laundry line.
She has a washing machine and she lets the clothes dry on the laundry line.
Fresh sheep skin - still looks bloody
Fresh sheep skin - still looks bloody
Asado - the lamb has been grilled for more than 3 hours.
Asado - the lamb has been grilled for more than 3 hours.
Rolando (left), Jorge and Alex carry the beast to our dinner table
Rolando (left), Jorge and Alex carry the beast to our dinner table
Rolando removes pins from the rack that tied the sheep down.
Rolando removes pins from the rack that tied the sheep down.
Flowers flourish inside a dead tree.
Flowers flourish inside a dead tree.
A hike through some burnt trees to the bank of the Terminator run at Rio Fu.
A hike through some burnt trees to the bank of the Terminator run at Rio Fu.
The well manicured town center Plaza de Armas
The well manicured town center Plaza de Armas
The only church in town.
The only church in town.
The same church, after the eruption of Volcan Chaiten in May 2008
The same church, after the eruption of Volcan Chaiten in May 2008
A hunter's trophies in the window of a home owner at Futaleufu.
A hunter's trophies in the window of a home owner at Futaleufu.
and the stuffed wild boars at the front yard.
and the stuffed wild boars at the front yard.
lots of condiments
lots of condiments
A fancy hotel in town
A fancy hotel in town
There is always room for more plants.
There is always room for more plants.
Souvenirs from sports to religion
Souvenirs from sports to religion
The loud speaker is on outside a school, the kids are cheering.
The loud speaker is on outside a school, the kids are cheering.
The name O'Higgins appears everywhere, honoring the guy who liberated Chile.
The name "O'Higgins" appears everywhere, honoring the guy who liberated Chile.
The Futaleufu Hospital where Liz spent two nights after getting kicked by the horse.
The Futaleufu Hospital where Liz spent two nights after getting kicked by the horse.