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Okay, so now that you have seen the icy hot majesty that is Volcan Villarica you can have some perspective for how inherently extreme this place is. Coincidentally it's also where I plan to build my very own hacienda someday. First the paisaje (landscape): it's in Araucania, the region in Chile named after the Araucanian indigenous peoples who, if you research their efforts to Spain's attempts ...
... adventure capital of Chile. Theres only 1 thing for it....we grab a bus to Pucon the next day.
6 more hours on a bus and we are there. As the local volcano comes into sight I must admit I start feeling a bit excited to be here. Theres trekking, rafting...well, nearly everything. Its queenstown! We book in to climb active volcano villarrica in 2 days, all 2850 metres of it. A day to kill before we climb so we decide to warm up with either a bike ride or a bit of rafting.....so ...
... many of which had been erected for some wind shelter, over the years.
We woke to a damp, foggy morning and began the ascent up behind Frey. This was always going to be a challenge, but the steepness and the boulder scrambling was a real challenge, particularly with our full packs.
The route is just to the ...
... but as it's a very short hike, 3.3km in total, it only took about an hour and 20 minutes in total to slog up the mountainside then slip and slide back down it again having seen nothing at the top except a waterfall coming out of a huge cloud of fog, all viewed through a curtain of continual heavy rain. The cloud forest was beautiful though, or at least the parts I could see past the hood of my raincoat. Leaving Queulat the following day we headed up to catch an ...
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