Alto Villarrica Resort
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Breakfast Available
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This entry covers what we did two weeks ago. Di and I chose to stay in Chile while Colin and Don visited Buenos Aries. The break provided a chance to take time off the bike in an area where we could enjoy some hiking and forest scenery.
After a quick visit to Valdivia we set up camp for 4 nights in Villarrica. This town is close to the volcano ...
... back and showered - trainers and socks so gross and still didn't get feet properly clean. New people in room so chatted to them but others called me as they were waiting on me to go for pizza. But they still had beer to finish so I played table tennis briefly with tim then 6 of us went for pizza. Tim in a very strange mood grumpy. Pizza was amazing and they had bbq chicken too - amazing! I was so tired and already started to ache. Shared bottle of red with Omar ...
... her 15 mins before departure!!! We were picked up at 6am and taken to Pucon where we picked up all our mountaineering gear and 3 more tourists. We were a group of 12 with 4 guides. We drove to the Volcan Villarrica National Park to a ski resort where one chairlift operates in the summer. We took that lift up absout 400m, then started to walk. We needed crampons as we were walking in snow and after ...
... in the sun to eat our packed lunch (that we made for the bike ride). After another quick soak, we changed back into our clothes for a drink on the bar's terrace.
Our pick up arrived at 4.30pm as agreed and drove us back to Pucón in time to pick up the rental car. It wasn't the car we had booked, we were given one with a smaller engine that might struggle on the hills, but it is a bit cheaper.
Before heading off ...
... 3 hours in the hot springs talking very little, some about books and life but more just being at peace and quiet and in our own separate worlds, we decided to have lunch. He started telling me about the first time he went to India. I couldn't quite hear him and thought he said "fuimos muy cerca de la frontera con Frances" I said in English "what? India borders with France?" At which he started dying laughing at my stupidity, clearly, and said in English, "no, ...