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Day 94 – Climbing up Volcan Villarrica

It’s the day we’ve been waiting for! We’ve been in Pucón for almost a week and today is the first day that we’ll be able to go up the volcano. But things weren’t so clear when we got up at 6am … Continue reading

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Day 93 – Booking a hike up Volcan Villarrica

Since we arrived in Pucón, its been raining every day. And as mentioned in earlier posts, the main attraction in Pucón is the hike up Volcan Villarrica though this is a weather dependent activity. At the town hall, there are traffic … Continue reading

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Day 89 – San Martin de los Andes / Pucón border crossing

Our alarm was set for 5am this morning. It was still dark outside and very very cold! As arranged with the hostel owner, we met him downstairs and jumped into his car for a lift to the bus station! This … Continue reading

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Day 76 – Bus from Mendoza to Bariloche

Another long bus journey today, from Mendoza to Bariloche or San Carlos de Bariloche to give its full name. An option was to fly to the airport in Bariloche however due to the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano eruption earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Day 41 – Up at 6am only to miss the sunrise at the salt flats

It’s day two of our tour of the salt flats. We got up at 6am to be greeted with a dull breakfast before setting off to see the sunrise. But the Argentinian girl in our group had other plans. She … Continue reading

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