Hotel and Cabanas Monte Verde
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... our new found mountaineering skills for a bit of fun ... Supplied with plastic scoops, we sat and slid down the snowy mountain in just over an hour, using our ice axe as a brake. A change in pace from the grueling climb up and some welcome relief to our jelly legs!
The volcano climb also introduced us to Luke & Annie (An Irish couple) who were loads of fun and we plan on meeting up with them in Argentina down the track.
... the supermarket was selling full bottles of rum for about £2.50 (hell yes!) but Keith said he had a load and we could share his... Also good :p Got to the hot springs around 9, which was absolutely amazing at night... Could make out the mountain shadows, hear (or **** in, wheyyyy) the epic river, and jump from pool to pool which was laid out in a dimly lit straight line going through the valley. Absolutely freezing getting changed and moving pools but water was ...
... Hourra, we are at the right place. After some 4 hours of walking plus pause. And we also see the sign “Pucon 32km”. Wow, we did walk a lot and fast!
So we think that we are almost there and we go on walking. The road now follows a river (good, as Uver told us that the guesthouse is “on the other side of the river”) but it consequently goes uphill again.
After some 15min, I hear a noise behind me and then I see some light ...
... it felt like they were cooking. So whilst everyone was bobbing about up to their necks I was wading about the pool like a half human half heron hybrid. I did have to go under for a bit though because a girl lost her toe ring and my long arms needed to be put into action to retrieve it. She lost it again thirty minutes later but this time I let her boyfriend dive under to get it.I didn“t see anyone in the thermal spa with more moles than me.
Tom & Toni
... nice to make our own meals for a few days in the little kitchen. The owners of the cabanas are a lovely family. The couple are Spanish speaking only, as are most people in Chile, however their daughter Sophie is on-hand to help us out and explain how everything works in English. She is a medical student and leaves on Monday for her fourth year. We are so grateful when people try to help us out in English. Frequently, people apologize for their ...