Climbing Volcano Villarrica November 30th 2007 We arrived in Pucon to fulfill a childish ambition to climb an active volcano. However, we were completely ignorant of how difficult the actual task would be!
A 4:00am wake-up call greeted us with beautiful weather and our Chilean guides handing us crampons and ice picks... no doubt amused at the bewildered looks on our faces!
As the sun rose, we were provided beautiful views of Volcano Villar ... read more
South America » Chile » Araucanía » Villarrica Volcano 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