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The Caburgua soccer team played against various other teams in tournaments. The fields were converted pastures. The players were all farm workers.

Before the graveling of the Caburgua road, it was entirely dirt, dusty in summer and muddy in winter. This stretch is now paved and four lanes.
Foot travel in Caburgua was often on paths rather than roads. Paths were more direct and less dusty in summer and muddy in winter. Only residents knew these routes.
A majority of buildings in Caburgua used shingle siding make locally.
Portable sheep bath built in Bernie Bratz shop.
Pati Loaiza in front of Luengo fence.
The Araucarian Pine's native habit is above 3000 ft. In the southern Andes it is the dominant species above this altitude. In national parks like Huerquehue, Mapuche collected the seeds of this tree and made many dishes from them. Chileans plant…
These apartments and many others attract a large crowd during vacation times.
The slot machines in Casino Pucón are like those in casinos around the world. This attracts a national and international clientele. Unfortunately the Casino burned in 2007. It was quickly rebuilt and enlarged, however.
The opening of the Lago Resort and Casino Pucón had a major impact on the town's development. Hotels, apartments, shops, and restaurants flourished.
Many apartments have been built for families from the Santiago area.
Werner Bratz was one of the leading promoters of Lake Caburgua's development. He headed the road graveling project in 1968. Later he built a number of cabins by the lake. His father and mother, Karl and Hedwig, were early colonists at Lake…
River Trancura runs behind this chalet, which belongs to Karel Filepec and his wife Zoila. River rafters frequently float in front of the living room window.
Silvia Loreto is a granddaughter who lived a number of years with Don Sagundo and Sra. Zoila. Her sister Pati also lived for a few years with her grandparents.
East of Caburgua, in the ancient cone of a volcáno, a lake formed named Tinquilco by the Mapuches. It is the gateway to the National Forest of Huerquehue. The Mättig family was the first to open a bed and breakfast at this lake.
Barbed wire is less labor-intensive than solid wood fences. Most new residents prefer barbed wire. Residents expected neighbors to cross the wood fences. This is not the case with barbed wire.
Optimistic about a demand for land to build cabins in Caburgua, a developer built a hillside road, but a recession froze development.
Sometime in the 1990s most utilities were installed in Caburgua. Due to cellphones and the construction of transmission towers in the area, phone lines were only built to a few public phones near the lake.
There is regular bus service between Pucón and Caburgua. Also, minibus drivers are available for trips at any time.
The government-built wharf extends into lake. Unfortunately, due to drought the receding lake frequently leaves the wharf out of water.
Many boating opportities await tourists.
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