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Photos: Parque Huerquehue, Chile

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

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My first nights campsite and freezing my ass off.
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A little off subject, but does this look healthy. The picture doesn?t capture the deep yellows, and gluey texture.
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Una cascada.
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A couple of shots from the Mirador. You can see the volcano above the clouds in the second one.
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My favorite pics so far were of the lakes and the fall color changes.
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Some snow shots for my buddy Arturito who hadn?t seen snow. Also where my second campsite was. You can see parts of my ass that froze and fell off.
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Lots of mushrooms in the area. Not sure if they would kill you, feed you, or make you feel funky.
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Photos: Pucon, Chile

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

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This baby was active. They even had the lights all around town to warn you at what stage the volcano was at. They did do a test with all the sirens going. I thought I was going to get lucky and see the thing blow its top, but it was a test.

Don?t tell my buddy that you can tell its a wig.
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Black sand beach on the resort lake.
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A preppy mountain city.
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Casino resort just like Lake Tahoe.
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My campsite and the really fresh apples next to it.
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Day 331 Puerto Montt, Chile: A change of plans.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
100_2764.JPG I had stopped by the boat company the day before. The price for the boat was going to be a little over $300US for three nights and three days. They had a ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 330 Puerto Montt, Chile: Sea lions and Northern Territories.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
IMG_2566.JPG It was another late morning as watching tv till 4am every night kind of affects the old sleep pattern. I donít know, going from camping and being asleep by 8pm and getting up ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 329 Valdivia, Chile: Saving money….screw it.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
IMG_2570.JPG You can guess what I did until about three oíclock. Not much to write about so Iíll skip ahead to when I actually got out of bed. I didnít know what time check out ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 328 Valdivia, Chile: The doldrums.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
IMG_2563.JPG The weather is dark and gloomy, my cold is dissipating, tons of tv shows and movies that I have missed. All make for a pretty uneventful but relaxing couple of days. I ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 327 Valdivia, Chile: A hostel please.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
IMG_2564.JPG My transitions are either getting very easy or I am getting good at this stuff. From the campsite there is about a ten block walk to the bus terminal. Just outside the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 326 Pucon, Chile: R&R

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
Pucon blog.jpg After teetering with frost bite all night, I was ready to head back to civilization. The weather had changed and it was looking like rain. That would make for a ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 325 Parque Huerquehue, Chile: 0 Degree bag my ass.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
100_2750.JPG I was up at first sunlight, and there was no way I could fake sleeping there any longer. It was around 7am when I rolled out. It was actually warmer outside than ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 324 Parque Nacional Huerquehue, Chile: Pearl of the Lakes.

Sunday, April 30th, 2006
100_2739.JPG My first order of business in the Lakes region was to go see a lake. Of course, Pucon had its own big lake with black sand beaches and all, but it was a ... [Continue reading this entry]