Hotel Libertador Bernardo O`Higgins
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... and just stay there...
Apparently, I booked an express room....much cheaper and less extravagant than the lobby where I presented myself to. Our room was across the street on the 2nd floor of a walk-up building....OK go with the flow. Our host spoke in Spanish only and showed me to our 2 twin-bed room reminiscent of an "I Love Lucy" episode...haha. Again...oh well, go with the flow. I went out to the street, waited, flagged down circling ...
... Couldnt' find anywhere to eat finally a greasy fast food place where I had pizza and Hugh had something called a Kaiser which was two slices of beef with a slice of processed cheese between them, breaded and deepfried. Sometimes complete lack of planning and depending on serendipity works out well and you end up with brilliant adventures in exciting out of the way places. Other tiems you end up in Chillan.
After a long yet absolutely stunning drive and ventureful border crossing we arrived in Termas de Chillan. As the name describes it, it is a volcanic mountain that boils hot springs out of the snow... 2 out of 3 days snowboarding and really getting it waxed now! permanent lessons from the Swiss buddies has been amazing! Austria in March anybody??? ... More about Thermas - long long runs (slow lifts ...
... to a nearby buffet for a Churasco (pronounced Chew-ras-co). It is their version of a Philly Steak. A mound of carved fried DELICOUSNESS on a Soft Lightly Toasted Bun, and topped with buttery cheese that must have been churned by ANGELS and left in a manger. I could have eaten 3 of them but I settled for one. I count it as a gift from Santa Alicia.
As we enter return to Parral there is a sign to welcome us home: Bienvenidos Aquí, ...
... that it was a case of searching for provisions for the next day's bus to Pucon which booked for 10.15 the next morning. Finding ourselves on the wrong side of the tracks quite literally we checked out a little deli and got stocked up. Lying in bed that night with the cable TV churning out the same stuff as we get at home it was quite a surreal feeling; we were on the move again just the two of us no-one else around and it was all good. ...
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Termas de Chillan, Chillan | Hotelfrom $250
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