Your tour in Chile starts here.
Puyuhuapi en español  |  Today thursday 8-21-2014

Puyuhuapi

History

Back in 1941, two boats arrived in the bay. One of them was a battle ship and the other one a passenger boat. Both soldiers and civilians approached the beach where the inhabitants of town were already gathered.

All those dwellers of German origin were taken into the boat to be questioned. Afterwards, they learned that an order to find out what the foreigners were doing at these confines of the country had arrived from the capital of Chile: Santiago.

According to the subsequent events, it was believed that the citizens of Puyuhuapi would supply German submarines with food, radio equipments and weapons. The truth was that before the war, it was usual that they should receive German goods and machinery for the development of the town.

The questioning finished and all this turned into an anecdote that in turn became a kind of legend. Some locals still say that those submarines were once in the zone, as if this was a fact.

Starting at this belief, countless fables emerged. They still circulate among the adults in town, who assume that many personal or community situations were related to the submarine that would still be sailing in the fjord.


 
Welcome Chile - Touristic Information about Puyuhuapi, Chile: History
© 2007-2014 Total or partial reproduction forbidden. Derechos de Autor 675243 Ley 11723

Who we are | Contact us | Press and Publicity | Terms and Conditions
Ski Resorts

When the snow comes, skiing in Chile becomes irresistible. The spirit of the white sports is reborn and the new winter season begins to be outlined at each ski resort in the country. The modern lifts as well as the varied infrastructure satisfy the most demanding visitors, who assert the qualities of Chile for winter sports year after year.

Read more...
Adventure Travel

Adventure travel and extreme sports -in their different disciplines- tend to increase the number of followers all round the world. Chile is an ideal scene for lovers of adventure willing to receive a good dose of adrenaline. Here they will find circuits featuring various degrees of difficulty that will let them share tours with the family as well as enjoy activities in which experience and risk should be endured personally.

Read more...
Interpatagonia S.A.
Share on Twitter Follow Welcome Chile on Twitter
Share on Facebook Welcome Chile on facebook: Like
Subscribe to our YouTube channel Welcome Chile Videos on YouTube
Follow us in Google+