Alto Villarrica Resort
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Microwave in room
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... he had two beautiful, friendly dogs. I think they were collies, or something very similar. Eric introduced the older one as a gentle, friendly guy, and the puppy as a "terrorist."
Plus, there was a kitchen, tv, and computer all tucked away in the hostel part of the building, which felt like a log cabin. It even had a wood stove for warmth.
We could hardly believe our great luck. I had a celebratory apple.
The next morning we ...
By the time we arrived in Pucon, Chile had already redeemed herself in our eyes. We had been a little disappointed in the north - the unfortunate series of events in San Pedro de Atacama; and the comparative plainness of Santiago compared to many other cities in South America - however the subsequent experiences of Talca and Chillan made up for this!
Pucon however began to lift Chile to a whole new level of our affections - the ...
... night referring to my method as "the English way". Apparently, its considered dirty to wash your dishes in a sink full of dirty water. And we all know how dirty the English are:))) Well, I think its just plain silly; this from countries where toilet paper is either non existent or has to be paid for? and they must spend half their GDP on dishwashing liquid.
Well I must away to eat.
Ciao for now