Lago Budi, Puerto Saavedra

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Budi Lake from the Mapudungun word Füzi which means salt, is a tidal brackish water lake located near the coast of La Araucanía Region, southern Chile. The lake is part of the boundaries between Saavedra and Teodoro Schmidt commune.Budi Lake is among the few lakes of the west coast of the Americas that have seasonal inflows of sea water. Another difference to many Chilean lakes is that Budi Lake is not of glacial origin and does not lie in the Andes mountain range. Budi Lake is above a coastal plain just south of Nahuelbuta Range and north of the Valdivian Coastal Range where the Chilean Coast Range is very low.The lake was formed by tectonic movements and sea eustatic sea level changes.According to the census of 2002, the zone around the lake is one the poorest parts of La Araucanía Region, Chile's poorest region in turn. The 13,275 persons who live around the lake form 3,087 families with 30 years as average age. 40% of the population is under 18 years old and 73.2% declare to be Mapuches.
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  • The Lake is large and beautiful surroundings, but lack hard work of those who live there and the municipality to grow towards the tourism sector. We went places that we by chance having not posters that are beautiful and rich for tourism in the region
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  • Lots of vegetation and fauna (swans mainly) Ideal for family outings and relaxation. You can visit Puerto Dominguez, Isla Huapi, Puerto Saavedra. There are sections, ideal for walking, quiet places.
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  • Among the natural attractions is the own budi Lake, unique salt lake in South America. towns such as puerto saavedra, very neat and a great gastronomical, offer made also that a peaceful stay can be comfortable and relaxed. Ideal for family or couple. Highly recommend any time of the year.
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  • Very nice!
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  • Seen in very few parts... the route is clearly not made for tourism
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  • Beautiful landscapes, recommended for the whole family.
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  • The most beautiful place of Chile
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  • Cute place
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