Mirador los Volcanes
Travel Blogs from Pucon
... for an excuse when I was in school, anytime something I did got me in trouble with my parents, inevitably I would scream out "I have a learning disability". I've never been one to shy from the dramatics. There is a reason I'm telling you this and I'll get to it now. So I actually do get this anxiety with groups, if we are eating dinner and I'm finished first (yea...direct opposite, but it still applies) or when I had my exam in India to get certified to teach, I knew I ...
... same breakfast which indicates quite a lot in common I would say. We are collected by the guide who takes us to another hostel to collect our gear. Each of us has our own backpack which contains waterproof trousers, jacket, chaps, gloves, ice spike shoes, an ice pick and a funny looking bed pan! We set off for Villarica volcano and the weather conditions are ideal according to our guides.
Villarica is an active, snow capped volcano rising 2,820m above sea level. It ...
We arrived late at night (luckily for Lucy the hostel was just across the road from the bus station this time!) to our hostel that we knew would be basic but sociable - it seemed to have no soundproofing whatsoever. Breakfast wasn't included so we armed ourselves with cornflakes which made a nice change from bread! In the morning we set off to do what we thought would be an easy walk to a waterfall, using a hand drawn, out of scale map. 2 hours later, having trudged up a ...
... Magda a Christmas present almost by accident in Puerto Varas but was struggling to William something and I didn't think any of this would appeal. Giving up I joined Rosario at her house where she was in the middle of a 'save the pucon rivers' meeting. Too much rapid Spanish for me but over dinner with a couple of Rosario's friends I learnt more about how pucon currently has to hire the rights to the rivers in the town from the local government who this year ...
... and enjoyed a beautiful baguette lunch. Treating ourselves, lunch was finished across the road with a huge slice of cheesecake between the two of us.
Before returning to camp we picked up supplies for tomorrow's climb and then chilled at camp while the first cook group prepared dinner. Helping Danny get a fire going in the hut we enjoyed a couple of bottles of Chilean Carmenere ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet