Volcan Villarrica November 11th 2005 Today was too be a big day for me. I was going to climb my first active Volcano.
Now most of you don´t know that one of the reasons I like to travel so much is because I am slowly working my way through a list of 100 things I must do before I die which I found in an outdoor magazine in 1998. Climbing an active Volcano was item 68 ... This was a big one for me.
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South America » Chile » Araucanía » Villarrica Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
I´m Tasmanian and that probably explains a lot. I also love to travel, particularly by bike ...
I´ve somehow survived cycling through England, Scotland, Ireland (though someone did steal my bike in Sligo which put an end to that), New Zealand, South Africa, South America and even Vietnam. OK, Vietnam was a cycling story without a bike and a clear demonstration of why, if you should ever be tempted, you shouldn't play touch football on an icy oval 30 minutes before the sun rises on a cold Tasmanian morning two days before heading off on an overseas holiday.
So this time's it's Europe... full info