Fancy some grilled sausages? January 17th 2007 Following my last bog entry last Sunday, I decided to hype myself up and booked a place to climb that imposing cone shaped volcano Villarica.
The only day available was the next day and had to get up at 6.30 in the morning, crack of dawn.
After meeting the rest of the group and got all our gear fitted in, we were driven to the foot of the volcano. I was quite surprised to see a ski resort ther ... 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
This is a plan I had for years and it is finally becoming reality. I decided to temporarily ditch the life I had between Glasgow and Geneva to go back to my roots. From the 5th of Dec, I'll be heading back to Chile to spend some time with the family. Then, starting from mid Jan and for the next 12 months, I'll be off for a grand tour of the continent. The initial plan: Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and back to square one, Santiago. From there and if time and money enables it, my last two and a half months will be spent in southern Mexico, Guatemala and Cuba.
I'll try and... full info