Puerto Varas is a fun adventure-oriented town, a stop for many backpackers who visit Chile, and often a jumping-off point for various types of treks into Patagonia. We actually scheduled our visit to Puerto Varas after our stay in Patagonia, on the way north to Santiago before heading home. And the most exciting aspect of the town for us? Not the lake, the volcano, or the German-inspired architecture. While all those things were nice, what was truly amazing was our first ATM in over eight days:
We were down to about $10, and damn, we were getting nervous.