Hostal Del Montanes
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Del Montanes Pucon
Clean modern a good place to stay , a good walk into town center but nice and Quiet
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... up a storm we were interrupted but the volcano guide coming to explain the ins and outs of tomorrow's hike ... Once that was over there was little time left to finish my master piece before the hot springs but somehow I managed to work it out. Inhaled another meal and off to our second activity of the day.
It was about a 40 minute drive to the natural hot springs and it was freezing outside so we were all pretty excited to hop In nice ...
... trip as they got further and further behind. At one point we had to leave one of the guys to wait for the second part of our group, the ones that didn't take the chair lift. At about the 2000 metre mark, 840 metres from the top, we came to a halt along with most of the other groups while our guide assessed the slope above. He came back a few minutes later with bad news, because of the ice we wouldn't be able to summit, but neither would the other groups. We were of course a ...
... goes into his own brain. Or like Ronald Mc Donald's, eating at Mc Donald’s. Whatever.
The weather was windy but great, so I decided to chill out at the lake at the first day, and go swimming. Not so easy – the water was not more than 16 degrees or something. But Kasia, let me tell you, I swam ALL styles (ok, except one – guess which one :))!
On the day after, Thomas, Chris (a German guy who we met at ...
... and thought it to be the best city we stayed in so far on the trip. Still, it was great hopping on the bus, escaping the manic terminal and to be on our way out into the countryside.
The buses in South America are amazing. Better than flying. We opt for the 'cama'/bed suites every time we travel longer than six hours. They are very comfortable, leather, fully reclining seats. This 11 hour journey cost us around £30 each.
Despite the comfort we didn't sleep ...
... dead as was the rest of the town. And it was a Saturday night! The bartenders said people wouldn't arrive until around 1am. Somehow I made it to 1am and they were right. The bartenders wanted to go out afterwards, but I could only hold out till 3:30. I know, I'm a quitter. That night I met a French gal who worked for one of the recommended volcano expedition outfitters. She was wearing a nice blazer and scarf and convinced me that Aguaventura was the group ...