Guest House Victor Gallegos

Palguin 705 , Pucon, Lake District, Chile | Hostel

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Volcanic Slide

A travel blog entry by paulandjemma on Jan 27, 2013

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Day One Hundred and Forty Two - Saturday 26th January 2013

We arrived at the tour agency in good time to pick up our equipment for the volcano climb and promptly set off in a minibus bound for the bottom end of a ski lift. There was the option of an hour long walk up to the top end of the lift, but like everyone else in the group we paid …

I have issues taking tests

A travel blog entry by hadleykmcc


... trek to try to get myself over this. However, I was okay to stop when I did, not to mention the view from where I stopped, was still breathtaking. And then I also realized, if even one of these guides tried to stand for 4 days straight and walk up and down the corridors of the Offshore Technology Conference or any conference for that matter in I would be running circles around them. So we all have our strengths! I also found out that in summer, there is ...

Mount Villarica

A travel blog entry by annahildreth

... anyone see the molten lava and we were warned not to tred on the unstable volcanic rock at the edge.
The conditions at the summit were harsh; the icy wind was inescapable and I got really cold. We were told to put on all our remaining layers but it was so difficult. Everything I did felt unbearably slow, I couldn't feel my hands and so zipping up of jacket was virtually impossible and I became colder and colder and more and more mildly panicked and irrational. The guides ...

Oh My God, Oh My God, I hiked a live volcano!!!

A travel blog entry by travelingtiara


... be the most difficult portion of the hike and I'm proud to say I did it. And I wasn't even the slowest in our group! The climb continued for a while on solid lava from previous eruptions before we hit the glacier snow line. Weather conditions and heavy use of the same tracks enabled us to climb without the cramp-ons though we did brandish helmets and ice picks for self arresting ...

THE Live Volcano

A travel blog entry by ashhigh


... trekking to the North Pole, we finally made it to the summit and it was amazing - you could see for miles and miles since it was a beautifully clear day, across lakes and other volcanoes. We peered into the crater hoping to see some bubbling magma but instead just choked on the sulphur fumes being emitted. Then came the fun part - we donned our protective gear (basically just giant trousers and an 'ass protector' as we called it) then set off to slide down the volcano on ...


This hostel, located on Palguin 705 , Pucon, is near Termas Geométricas, Mount Villarica, Los Pozones, and Villarrica Volcano.
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