Friday, December 31, 2010

Our ride to Cochamo village

After our hike out we had planned to camp at a private spot at the trailhead. When we got there, noone was there. Two locals told us the owner was in the hospital in Puerto Montt - we had just talked to him on Boxing Day on our way in! We took a rest and then hiked out to the main dirt road, 6 km, and then started the hike into Cochamo village another few kilometers up the road. On the way, a lovely woman in a pick up truck stopped and offered us a ride. We gladly accepted after more than 6 hours of hiking :)

She did not want any money for the service and dropped us off at her brother´s camp site - it had a gorgeous view of one of the vulcanos here  - and noone else was camping there that night.

Here is the video from the back of the truck. What a blast. Jan is happy.

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