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Heurquehue Park near Pucon

Pucon is situated on another beautiful lake with its very own volcano. This volcano spat out red flames during the night. I tried to photograph it but did not have the correct lens nor a tripod so the result was unsatisfactory but I’ll show it anyway in another blog.

For this blog I want to show images of the park we visited about twenty kilometers from Pucon

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9 Jan 2016

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Villarica and Lican Ray

We couldn’t visit the Villarica volcano without a car so all I could do was photograph it from a distance.

Villarica volcano

Villarica volcano

Instead we decided to take a bus to the lake at Lican Ray which turned out to be well worth a visit

Lican Ray lake

Lican Ray lake willow

Lican Ray lake fishermen

Lican Ray lake pedal boat

Lican Ray lake boats

Lican Ray lake barry 2

Lican Ray lake boat

Lican Ray lake

Lican Ray lake barry

Lican Ray lake

29 Dec 2015

Photos of Bus trip to Villarica

Here is the blog for Villarica::

I decided to take you on the bus trip from Temuco to Villarica. I always try to get on the right side of the bus. However taking photos through a bus window never leads to pin sharp images. That said I love seeingĀ  people getting on and off buses, the anxious, the fussy and the cool dudes all make good subjects. So forgive the quality and enjoy the scene,


The trip from Temuco to Villarica

The trip from Temuco to Villarica


Waiting to leave

Waiting to leave



Waiting to get on the bus

Cool dude

Cool dude


Goodby kiss

Goodbye kiss


Mama & Baby

Mama & Baby


Family with a lot of luggage


From the window

From the window




22 Dec 2015

Photos of Temuco and Cholchol

Below is the blog entry for our stop in Temuco


Our apart hotel looking inwards. hotel_outside_sm




The view out our window!!!!!







This should have been a Mapuche village but there was very little evidence of the Mapuche way of life here. We visited the tiny museum which was manned by three women who would have been better pleased if we had not bothered!!! Here is an image of some of the display


We took a short walk around the village to see if we could find any evidence of the Mapuche but all we found were traces of modernity




20 Dec 2015

More Valparaiso Graffiti

Valporaiso graffit girl with purple lips


Valporaiso barry and lady

Valpairso butteerfly


17 Dec 2015