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Vol. Llaima, Patagonia, Chile

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Vol. Llaima, Patagonia, Chile


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Fabrice.RimlingerSprachloss !


Voted 10/10

Untouched nature... love it !
Posted Dec 11, 2006 1:38 pm

NikmanRe: Sprachloss !


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PN Conquillo with Volcan Llaima and Sierra Nevada is one of the best stops someone can do if heading south into Patagonia starting from Santiago.
I stayed there to warm up with hiking before going for mountaineering further south.
I didn´t meet to many people there. It´s not a crowded place at all.
Posted Dec 11, 2006 6:22 pm

Tomás BlázquezSnow and araucarias

Tomás Blázquez

Voted 10/10

What colours!
Did you know that that trees are "araucarias" (Araucaria araucana)?
Posted May 10, 2007 1:49 pm

NikmanRe: Snow and araucarias


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Yes for sure, I travelled all through the Chilean region that got it´s name from the tree.
Do you know the old indian story, how the tree got it´s native indian name? It had been the daughter of an indian king once upon a time ago (her name was Araucaria) and her father was banned to spend his life on the moon. His daughter died of sorrow but her soul went into the araucaria-trees and because she wanted to see her father so much those leaves were growing in the direction of the moon.
Posted May 10, 2007 2:25 pm

lcarreauGreat scenery


Voted 10/10

in a beautiful part of the world, one
that I've yet to see in person. You have
to love the folklore & tales spun in
regards to the natural landscape. Thanks!
Greetings from Arizona.
Posted Feb 10, 2008 3:40 pm

NikmanRe: Great scenery


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Go to Patagonia if you haven't been there yet!

BTW Thanks for commenting and voting!
Posted Feb 10, 2008 3:56 pm

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on Dec 10, 2006 3:02 am

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Object Title: Vol. Llaima, Patagonia, Chile

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