Travel Blogs from Villarrica, Chile

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Monkey Puzzle, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Monkey Puzzle

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... trees in their local habitat. We arrive in the town of Villaricca on the shores of a beautiful lake dominated by volcano Villarrica. Having heard reports of poor weather, we decide to abandon our idea of camping on the lakeshore and instead we stay in ...

What a lava-ly day!, Pucón and the Volcan Villarrica, Chile travel blog

What a lava-ly day!

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... the pleasant town perched on the edge of Lake Lacar. The big draw for the region is white water rafting and the imposing active Villarrica volcano that quietly puffs away over 9,000 feet above. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area erupting ...

Villarica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Villarica

A travel blog entry by floriparan

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... habe ich mit Marilena (das ist meine ehemalige Praktikumsbegleiterin, fuer die, die sie nicht kennen) telefoniert, die momentan auch in Chile am reisen ist. Sie hat mir von einer Schiffsreise erzaehlt, die sie vom 1. bis 6. Februar macht und auf der es ...

Did you see where that Puma went?, Parque national Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Did you see where that Puma went?

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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Arriving in Pucon, I was thrown back by the strong touristic feel it possessed. To many travel agencies selling tours to climb the active volcano, Vallarrica; white water rafting, kayaking, hot spring escapades and horse riding etc. All fun things to do, ...

Hiking up Volcan Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Hiking up Volcan Villarrica

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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Decided it was time to do something active (for a change!) and went to Villarrica with the intention of hiking up the volcano. Villarrica itself is nice (a bit quieter than nearby Pucon which I am told is one of the most expensive places in all of ...

Humming birds and more Volcanos, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Humming birds and more Volcanos

A travel blog entry by peterandvivien

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... 't have been more welcoming. They have an amazing garden with humming birds and a great view of another conical volcano – Volcan Villarrica. It is a live volcano and we could see the smoke. Here we were in fact the only guests as all others had ...

Feb. 16, 2006 - Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Feb. 16, 2006 - Villarrica

A travel blog entry by fintax

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... toast and jam - the same everywhere), and walk down the hill to catch our bus to Lican Ray, about 30km south of Villarrica. Everything went without a hitch, and we picked up our connection to the hot springs of Termas Geometricas an hour away (see ...

Pucon and Gasmasks over Volcan Villarica, Volcan Villarica, Argentina travel blog

Pucon and Gasmasks over Volcan Villarica

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... I had until the 3rd April to visit the Volcan Villarica in Pucon and travel 2200m (3500km)to Arica in the very north of Chile to meet a friend, Francois. Pucon was a tourist town but with lots of character and in a beautiful setting on a lake at the ...

Short trip to Chile - Wochenausflug nach Chile, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Short trip to Chile - Wochenausflug nach Chile

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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... Tag verbrachten wir am Meer; endlich wieder einmal Zeit für Spazieren, Slacklinen, Lesen und Fotos sortieren. Unser Chile-Aufenthalt beinhaltete folgende weitere Highlights: Parque Nacional Villaricca, wo wir leider kaum wandern konnten, weil es sehr ...

Here begins the slow going, and I hate Sundays, Panguipulli, Chile travel blog

Here begins the slow going, and I hate Sundays

A travel blog entry by sarahpearl

Another overnight bus (the distances between places of interest are getting so big this far south!).  We landed in Panguipulli, a place I will never be able to pronounce, on the recommendation of the owner of our guest house in Santiago.  We ...

Expedition Ojos de Cabuerga, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Expedition Ojos de Cabuerga

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Today consisted of a refreshing trip of 44 kilometres of mountainbiking from Villarica to Ojos de Caburga and the Laguna Azul (waterfalls deriving from the Caburga Lake). Exciting things of the day - surviving the 44 kms with a scortching sun and ...

Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Villarrica

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Happily we arrived in Villarica, only 89 km south of Temuco. We enjoy so much the green here everywhere! By chance we ended up in a lovely hospedaje called "Ely" (in calle Bilbao), with a little cat, a Boxer puppy called Bongo, a chimney, and a ...

Feb. 15, 2006 - Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Feb. 15, 2006 - Villarrica

A travel blog entry by fintax

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Wednesday, February 15, 2006 (Villarrica): The 3 ½ hour bus ride from Valdivia to Villarrica cost 2100 pesos each. A 5-minute ride by taxi (1000 pesos) brought us to the last available room at the Hosteria de la Colina, situated high up on the ...

CAR TRIP DAY 3: Thermal springs, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

CAR TRIP DAY 3: Thermal springs

A travel blog entry by gusandjess

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After two days of fairly hard driving, we decided over breakfast that it would be best to have a day of rest and have an activity based on that theme. Due to the large amount of volcanoes in the area there is a large amount of hot springs that range from ...

Panguipulli, Panguipulli, Chile travel blog

Panguipulli

A travel blog entry by snowflake

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After thirty six hours of travelling back by bus to Chilly Chillán I was told that I got the chance to visit the Chilean lake district to represent the paper in a press conference. My plan had been to stay down in Chillán for a bit to go to the ...

Exploring the stunning lakes in a Fiat Uno banger!, Lakes, Chile travel blog

Exploring the stunning lakes in a Fiat Uno banger!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... be on a bus and have the freedom again to do and go where we pleased. The weather today was a clear sky too and Lake Villarrica was glistening bright blue, a tad different to the rather bleak photos we took on our first day here. Heading into the town of ...

Panguipulli, Panguipulli, Chile travel blog

Panguipulli

A travel blog entry by stubo

Panguipulli was a nice 10 hour journey from Santiago. We had to rush massively for the bus but once on it 10 hour journeys overnight are always pretty good as you can sleep for the majority of them. Panguipulli is a nice townm set on the 1st lake of ...

loncocha, Loncocha, Chile travel blog

loncocha

A travel blog entry by ddgfraser

We toured around Temuco one of Chile's fastest growing cities. This fast paced city has few attractions but we gave it a short tour before continuing on south. One thing that stands out for us is the style of houses. Residential architecture is ...

Still on hold in Pucon, Curarrehue, Chile travel blog

Still on hold in Pucon

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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Yesterday was Friday 13th.... no volcanic eruption, but a serious storm. These last days my occupations have been very simple: internet maaaaany hours a day. Cooking / eating / chatting / hanging out with the people I stay with: Eric and Elie who ...

Lake Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Lake Villarrica

A travel blog entry by tcorrea

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... was exciting and the fans as crazy as I've ever seen. After a fun-filled 10 hour bus trip from Santiago, I arrived in Villarrica, a small town in the famous Lakes Region in the south of Chile. This town, along with nearby Pucón (much more vibrant and ...

Road trip to volcanoes, lakes and thermal baths, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Road trip to volcanoes, lakes and thermal baths

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

... half an hour away from the more touristy Pucon village. The scenery was very picturesque as we drove in, the snow covered Villarrica volcano rising up behind the lake. It was even puffing smoke. Beat and Claudia, our hosts, have a great chalet ...

More Lake, less Volcanoe, but still relaxing!, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

More Lake, less Volcanoe, but still relaxing!

A travel blog entry by emilyesquire

... view of the Lake. The place is kinda like an oversized B&B and yes, a great breakfast was included, which is a rarity in Chile. Usually breakfast is toast (white bread... they can't get enough of it!) and jam with Nescafe (UGH!) as some kind of ...

Crazy Swiss Lady and the Smoking Volcano, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Crazy Swiss Lady and the Smoking Volcano

A travel blog entry by jayandmandy

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Villarica is a sleepy little town by a lake with views of the smouldering, active Volcano Villarica.   We side stepped a stay with some crazy Americans that thought we sounded like a "fun couple" and opted to try a hostel advertised in Puerto ...

villarica traverse, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

villarica traverse

A travel blog entry by koyaya

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Climbing Volcan Villarrica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Climbing Volcan Villarrica

A travel blog entry by aaron-dana

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... last couple of weeks, 65° felt more like 75°. When we first pulled into town we could only see the bottom half of Volcan Villarrica. But, after about an hour, the clouds cleared and the top was exposed. What a great sight! I haven’t seen an ...

Climbing Volcano Villarrica in the snow!! MAD!, Villarrica National Park, Chile travel blog

Climbing Volcano Villarrica in the snow!! MAD!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... and wondering how the 'friggin eck' we would make it to the top! On leaving the hostel the sun was rising with Volcano Villarrica dominating the entire landscape reminding us all the time of what was ahead, it was just stunning......please god how are we ...

Lakes and Volcanoes, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Lakes and Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by emilyesquire

... wasn't a drama and we got on the bus and got a half-decent sleep and arrived safely and without any real fanfare in Villarrica in the Lakes District of Chile. We were met by our German host, Rolf, as the place we had booked was out of town about 14kms. We ...

In the shadow of a volcano, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

In the shadow of a volcano

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... were used until a few years ago. Next we headed to Villarrica National Park, where we found out all the trails on Villarrica Volcano (one of Chile’s most active) have snow and ice and can’t be climbed without cramp-ons, ice axes and/or a ...

Villarica, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Villarica

A travel blog entry by pajas

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Destination 333 km163'509 Nicht mehr kommentiert (lese Eintrag Nr.45 weshalb) XXXXX Not commented anymore (read entry No.45 ...

Villarrica/Pucon, Villarrica, Chile travel blog

Villarrica/Pucon

A travel blog entry by sherwoodforest

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... of Lake Tahoe.  Lots of ski bum types doing white water rafting, hang gliding, mountain climbing etc. We had a stellar time in Villarrica and Pucon.  Miriam had a slight issue as you'll see in the photos but, luckily, is fine now.  Got ...

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