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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Emalafquen Pucon
LOVED this place. My family of 5 had our own cabana with two bedrooms, and a full well equipped kitchen in the cabana. Emma, the owner, and Valentina, were both amazingly friendly and helpful. Valentina spent an evening with me and my family teaching us how to make Empanadas! The place was warmed by a wood burning stove, into which coal and wood were place nightly and every morning if we wanted. We picked peaches and apples from the trees behind the cabins. Would DEFINITELY stay here if ever back in Pucón.
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It is 8 am and we just boarded our last bus, at least for the next six weeks, as we are heading south from Pucón to Puerto Varas, our entryway into Northern Patagonia, where we will pick up our "Wicked" camper van. Though we will arrive in five hours, there was a bit of a delay with the van's prior renters, so we will have to …
... and it was great practice for me, because the truth is when I know you speak English, then so do I. But did I ever give him an infamous look at that point, we'll deserved I think. But we still just laughed and continued our conversations in Spanish still with some bits of English. And after such a lovely, fun and relaxing day, we signed up to hike the volcano tomorrow that heated our relaxing day today. I'm not sure what I've gotten myself into, but I'm in bed ...
... 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 ...
... br> people what to do in the event of an eruption – it really looms over town so I
cant imagine people will be able to do a lot in the time they would have really
anyway, but I suppose it’s a comfort if nothing else!
A couple of years ago three people went missing on the Volcano - they found footsteps near the crater and they think they went in - doesn't bear thinking about!
The best bit of the climb was coming back ...