Hostal Pewman Ruka

Calle Francia 245, Temuco, Lake District, 4800843, Chile | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Temuco

How Juan met his Maker. Veggies look away

A travel blog entry by sophiemead on Dec 24, 2012

21 photos

... pillaged the bowl greedily. So much iron.

After elevenses it was time to get big Juan out his woolly jacket and Arturo did this with ease, he clearly had years of experience and knew exactly where to cut to ensure the skin didn’t rip. I asked where the wool would go and they told me they would sell it on to a buyer who would sell it on again. I suppose all wool clothing starts this way. And it isn’t easy. Arturo made it look ...

Weaving a Better Future

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day on Jun 18, 2012

14 photos

... women really shine through. The Mapuche people are a strong and proud people, they resisted the Spanish longer than any other indigenous people (for over 300 years) and the Incas prior to that. However, years of oppression, including the Pinochet regime, have left Mapuches in deep poverty. They rely on the land for survival, but over the years their ancestral lands have been taken from them first by the Spaniards, then the ...

Home Sweet Temuco

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day on Mar 17, 2012

3 comments, 6 photos

... she was helping us to find a place to stay. After an eventful few nights (ask us about it) we did find a great place to stay. It is located right between downtown and the college district, and provides easy access to the bus that takes us to the Fundacion. The owner, Ali, provides us not only with a furnished apartment, but with breakfast, dinner, and laundry as well. We will write more about her in a later story.

Our first day at the Fundacion was ...

Tren-muco de vapor

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes on Feb 27, 2011

48 photos

... prendre un vieux train comme ça est une expérience physique, viscérale: les bruit, les chocs et vibrations, l'odeur sulfurique de fumée, les escarbilles volant partout, dans la bouche, les narines, les yeux, sur les vêtements... Les 5 sens sont réellement partie prenante dans l'affaire!

Mais le point le plus intéressant de cette aventure m'a été signalé par Daniela. Moi de mon coté j'étais excité comme un pou et je courais de tous les côté pour prendre ...

A little over an hour northeast of Pucon...

A travel blog entry by timtockery on Jan 20, 2011

... and at a certain point you do start to lose your mind, especially at night. We tried a few places, we needed a parking space, nobody had any. Alex said he didn't care we would stay in the Holiday Inn Express. Ha! It was weird. We hadn't eaten dinner, nothing was open, we were both tired. He had brought me down a few bagels from NY which was an awesome treat, and there were 2 left. We got some butter, 5 beers and watched Fargo. Interesting end to the day.


This hostel is located on Calle Francia 245, Temuco.
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