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... green leaf as garnish. Rick appeared with a jug of burning pisco and proceeded to pour it on everyone’s pudding. Quite a stunning performance. To complete the speeches, Wendy had invented an acronym for the Silver Stars:
Silver hair they may have, but they’re:
Interested and Intelligent
Lively and Loving
Vibrant and Victorious
Santiago de Chile...
The main destination for this trip is get to Pucon. However we had to pass by Santiago (The capital) and we decided spend New year eve in Valparaiso (at the beach). Considering that my last New year eve i spend myself lost walking on the middle of nowhere in Barranco (Lima) looking at the fireworks in a corner of a traffic light!! i for sure wanted to ...
... break 400m higher up the mountain at the top of the chairlift. The chairlift wasn't operational in the shoulder season, but it would have saved an hour's walk for only $10. The walk wasn't so difficult but it might make a difference later in the day when we needed the energy to get us to the summit.
After a 15 minute break to take some photos and eat some breakfast, we were off again in single file zig-zagging up the slope. Two of the ...
... in France and Italy (but no doubt 1/4 the price).
After this was a muck around day, where nothing was done and I didn't feel at all bad about it, but this was just in prep for my climb the next day.
Villarrica, an active volcano was the point of my next adventure and it was brilliant. Starting with what looked like a **** house day at the bottom we drove to the base a punched through the clouds and the view was redonk, Seeing the ...
... minimal scares. Zigzagging as we trekked upwards, the thick, black, volcanic gasses seeping from the top were all the more apparent with a crisp, clear blue sky as the backdrop. Reaching the summit just before 2pm, the ash filled air was choking, meaning it was a few quick snaps then we began our fun-filled return. What happened next took me by surprise. Following our arduous hike, we then slide down on our bums. Looking round our group of 8 everyone seemed ...