Wednesday, February 6, 2008

More Photos of Pucon, Chile (January 26-28, 2008)

Downtown Pucon, with Volcan Villarrica in the background
Rental boats on Lake Villarrica
The "monkey-puzzle tree" - a really bizarre tree that looks like a Christmas tree from the distance, but has spikes like a cactus up close. It is in fact a conifer (proper name: araucaria araucana), and it is the national tree of Chile.
A salesman waits for customers in one of Pucon's many craft markets, which specialize in wooden and woolen items.
Pucon's tiny monastery, on a hill above town

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