Villarica Park Lake Hotel
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Breakfast Available
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... there summer holiday. Little known to us we were also there for a major Iron Man event, which saw the town swarming with way too many fit people. This was especially eye opening as so far Chilean's have definitely been more on the 'plump' side (we later found out they are the second biggest consumers of bread in the world, after Germany!), many carrying 3L bottle of some sugary drink under their arm. We instantly feel in love with ...
... lakes and other snow covered volcanoes extending in all directions from the vast glacier below. We took in the vistas and got snap happy for a few minutes before our guide told us that it was time to get ready to make our decent. This would be done by strapping a weird cloth gurdle around our waist down to our legs, to which a small piece of plastic, shaped like a frying pan was strapped on. We were going to slide down! All the way up we had walked beside deep groves ...
Another early start (6am) for a bus back to Peurto Montt and then on towards Pucon, so pretty much the same drill as last time. The only possible issue was the timings; the bus is supposed to get into Montt at 8:40, and the bus to Pucon leaves at 9. 20minutes should be fine, but these are buses. In South America. Missing the 9 o'clock bus would mean hanging around in Montt till 5pm. Less than ideal. As it turns out we got into ...
... clear, and the most perfectly conical, steaming, snow covered volcano watched over the entire scene. Actually, here I'd like to morn the loss of one of the best photos I've ever taken - a picture of this volcano turning bright pink during one of the most vividly beautiful sunsets I've ever witnessed. This is going to take some getting over. Another special moment in Pucon came about, as so many of them do, through Sam's busking. A couple of teachers at the local ...
... of hours before heading back to the hostel for a delicious shared dinner and copious amounts of cheap (yet good) wine!
The following day, Casey and I set out to conquer the imposing Volcan Villarica! This looms over the town, and is one of the more active volcanoes in the Andes. We climbed for 6 hours, as the volcano got steeper, icier, more slippery and windy; and eventually we made it! There were a few close calls - a ...