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Feb 8, 2013 - Reserva El Cañi

Hiking in Cañi Sanctuary We’ve taken some side trips and will take some more along the way. The highlight at this point is El Cani. It’s a very steep hike going from dry to wet scenery and a combination of unique foliage and stuff that would look right at home in Northern California. After 2+ hours of hiking and before the final 20 minute steep ascent to the top, Lago Negro appears and makes a great lunch spot and swimming hole. You certainly need and want the break at that point. While stopping here we received some entertainment from...

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Feb 5, 2013 - KodKod: Home in El Campo for February

Ten days near downtown Pucón was enough to imagine what it would be like with the anticipated arrival of Santiago’s entire vacationing population. We fled to a nearby Eco-Lodge, KodKod in the beautiful, protected mountain area of El Cani Sanctuary. Our cabaña here is bright and cozy and the people are wonderful. We just wish they could raise the roof of our upstairs loft bedroom so Lynn wouldn’t hit her head so often! Álvaro helped us find the place. He and his family (which includes countless cats and two puppies) live very close by so our...

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