Villarrica Park Lake Hotel
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... CLIMBING!!!) again. The goal that day was to see Araucaria trees (Monkey Puzzle trees) and we were not disappointed. After completing the 5 hour walk we were well satisfied for scenery and exercise.
Time to move on. Goal to cross the Andes by a new path. Crossing at Liucura / Pino Hachado. First leg took us as far as Manzanar via Parque National Congquillo and Volcan Llaina (another active volcano). The ride through the park turned out to be ...
... It was a real hoot. We slid down about 80% of the mountain. Soooo much easier than climbing up!
The big challenge over, we boarded the bus and headed down to Pucon where we handed in all the gear and then travelled back to our hotel. Glenda, Irene and Wendy treated themselves to a lovely hot tub before joining the others for celebratory drinks. Once again we had a delicious dinner in ...
... hot springs go, we have been to a fair few in a lot of countries so they need to be pretty special for us to think they are really good. Menetue falls into the average category. Their adult pool was closed for maintenance, but they had another two pools indoors of 37c and 40c which were clean and not too busy. There was also an outdoor one, but it was a bit colder. We relaxed in the pools for while and then sat on the deck ...
... lining but the company wouldn't do it for a single (note to self, locate single friendly travel excursion tours first). The owner of the hostel suggested I go to this little town about 45 minutes from there, Frutillar. He told me to get off the bus at Frutillar bajo and not alto. So when the bus stopped and I asked the bus driver if it was indeed bajo and he grunted a yes, I believed him. I literally walked around aimlessly for nearly an hour and a half ...
... and I went horseback riding to a waterfall. Check out the pictures, it was amazing!
That evening, our hosts made a “Disco Chileno”, which is a special kind of barbecue. It. Was. Delicious.
On the next day, we climbed up the volcano Villarica, whose name in Mapuche is Rucapillan – House of the Spirits. It’ still active, sending out clouds of steam and sulphate, but it last erupted in 1982 or so. Getting ...