Hotel O Gudenschwager
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Alejandro, the owner is a delight. Breakfast is delicious and the showers hot! Beautiful hotel, very relaxed atmosphere and spotless
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The second day of my trip in central Chile took me 707km along the Panamerican Highway. We quickly dropped into Santa Cruz. The (usual) hot dry climate here makes it perfect for growing every single one of my favourite grape varieties : Malbec, Carmenere, Syrah and of course Cab. Sav. so it's a shame I'm gonna have to bypass this place! But the …
... but we at least acknowledged it without tears this time. Improvement! The first campsite we came across we went into, then swiftly left once they told us it was 56000 pesos for a pitch. This converts to about £56! This place was not for us. It turns out even the campsites around Lago Villarica are swanky. We eventually found a slightly more budget friendly site for 22000 pesos, still about 2-3 times what we were used to paying but more palatable. In fact ...
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Those who chose lamb for dinner were rather disappointed but the rest of the menu was sensational. There were a few more speeches and Glenda and Irene presented their version of “Hello Mudda, Hello Father”. Great hilarity!
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... to come down, and because we were with a bunch of people who had never done it before, to say it took long was the understatement of the century.
We continued through the stream and got to waterfall number 3. It was a little bigger but when this one was done, we were told that that was the last one we would be going down. I hate to admit it, but the canyoning in Ecuador was way better. Our guide organized us a special ...
... and spent the day relaxing down by the lake. I was up early and headed for the volcano (Villarrica). We were given bags full of gear (although unknowingly mine was fairly empty, which I found out up the top). It took about 4-hours to reach the summit, climbing mostly through ice/snow in a zig zag fashion. The boots I had been given were getting wet causing my feet to freeze which was frustrating as the pace ...