Volcanic madness November 19th 2006 It has been quite a week. Santiago was thoroughly enjoyable. There were a good bunch of people in my hostel and we had a couple of fun nights out. I also met up with old work buddy Ali Stewart and his girlfriend Sophie and had a nice meal with them, although we had to put up with the waiter cheekily mocking our attempts at pronouncing the items on the menu.
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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