Travel Blogs from Pucon, Chile

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Pucon.. like Pompeii.. but more lively.., Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon.. like Pompeii.. but more lively..

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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10/7/12 - 13/7/12 - Pucon, Chile Everyone is somehow magnetised to Pucon by Volcan Villarrica. People come here to climb it’s 2870 odd meters of glory to a summit that drops into a bubbling caldera of lava and swirling methane gas. It’s a ...

Settling in, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by skydivechile

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... speak English and yells at me sometimes when I don't understand her. It is actually pretty funny, and we all laugh with her. Pucon is a cool town. I already know we will like it here. The town is very clean and there seems to be endless possibilities of ...

Another Long Travel Day!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Another Long Travel Day!

A travel blog entry by andydonald

... the flight to Temuco, where we arrived around 7:45pm. We were met by our driver, and drove for a couple of hours to Pucon, arriving around 9:30 in the dark. We stayed at the Antumalal Hotel, which was rather nice. Former residents include Neil Armstrong ...

Active Volcanoes and Old Friends, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Active Volcanoes and Old Friends

A travel blog entry by justinzellinger

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... leave for Pucon. He was also heading to Pucon, but was arriving one day after us. Another thing we were looking farad to in Pucon was climbing the Volcan Villarica, and it was now even more exciting because we would be doing it with Paz.  The border ...

Volcan Villarrica, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcan Villarrica

A travel blog entry by dee4diesel

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... in the bus for 10 hours, back over the Andes. The road passes magnificent lakes and mountains, and then into Chile, with Volcan Osorno dominating the landscape, the snow-cone brilliant in the sunshine. Arriving after nightfall we were touted by ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by greeneggsandham

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... watch the soccer at the pub and then headed to town afterwards. Sat 14th June - I decided to stay for one more night in Pucon. I went for a walk with a couple of guys from the hostel and found an Emboque in one of the artisan markets in town. An Emboque ...

Parc national Huerquehue, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Parc national Huerquehue

A travel blog entry by fallysflorian

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Jolie "petite" rando ds ce magnifique parc national. Du coup, nous ne sommes pas tous seuls sur les chemins, mais bon, nous sommes sympas, nous partageons! Nous avons vu des araucarias (des arbres plurimillenaires, qui existent depuis 225 millions d ...

The Smokin'  Hot, Lava Spittin Volcano, Pucon, Chile travel blog

The Smokin' Hot, Lava Spittin Volcano

A travel blog entry by melissasieben

    Okay so I have had a great and extremely challenging last few days. 2 days ago, I went on a 36km bike ride to Playa Blanca because I was bound and determined to hike this smoking, lava spitting volcano and was prepared to wait for good ...

First impressions of a new town, Pucón, Chile travel blog

First impressions of a new town

A travel blog entry by ajm56

Arriving in Pucon very early in the morning, we had the whole day ahead of us. We sleepily climbed down from the bus and stumbled to the hostel, which, on par with the usual chance, was just across the road. After waking the staff (and probably a bunch of ...

Puras pavadas. Camino a Huife, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Puras pavadas. Camino a Huife

A travel blog entry by segun_coco

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Climbing Volcano Villiaricca, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Climbing Volcano Villiaricca

A travel blog entry by damocat

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After disembarking from the Navimag ferry we headed by bus to the town of Pucon.  When we arrived in town the weather was nice but cloud surrounded the horizon which made it impossible to see the volcano we had come to climb.  We managed to find ...

Wear Sunscreen, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Wear Sunscreen

A travel blog entry by katiebrinton

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... and I were late because we were making sandwiches (a girl's gotta eat, especially if she is going to be hiking for 9 hours). But, since Pucon is only about 3 streets long and 3 streets wide, our lateness was only problematic to our state of mind, not our ...

The nice roads always lead to some form of pain, Pucon, Chile, Chile travel blog

The nice roads always lead to some form of pain

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... . The scenery reminded us a lot of the Caribou, which the exception of the Andes in the background and a couple volcanoes. Chile has something like 150 volcanoes of which 5% are active. We finally arrived in Pucon and it was freezing! We stopped ...

Pucón: Canyoning nevados, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucón: Canyoning nevados

A travel blog entry by madadama

Um 11:00 Uhr werden wir bei Aguaventura für unser nächstes Abenteuer abgeholt. Wir werden zusammen mit zwei Östereicherinnen und zwei Franzosen rund 30 Minuten zum Einstiegspunkt in die Schlucht gefahren. Die Gruppe ist noch sehr klein und ...

At long, long, long last ... we made it!!!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

At long, long, long last ... we made it!!!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... in Santiago about 6am in the morning, two days after we had started, but it wasn’t over yet!  We needed a bus to Pucon, but we couldn’t find a direct one, so we had to go via Temuco instead. Luckily we didn’t listen to the guy who ...

Walking with Dinosaurs, Huerquehue National Park, Chile travel blog

Walking with Dinosaurs

A travel blog entry by sophiemead

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... the world, but there was a fire on the Argentinian border so that plan got scuppered. Robbed of glacier fun I stayed in central Chile and decided to hunt some monkey puzzles. Following a brief rave in Santiago, courtesy of my pal Sophie, I couldn’t ...

climbing the volcano finally, Pucon, Chile travel blog

climbing the volcano finally

A travel blog entry by meggles

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... the pucon rivers' meeting. Too much rapid Spanish for me but over dinner with a couple of Rosario's friends I learnt more about how pucon currently has to hire the rights to the rivers in the town from the local government who this year have decided not ...

Forkoelet, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Forkoelet

A travel blog entry by woodluck

Idag er vores sidste dag i Pucon da vi skal med en natbus mod Viña del Mar. Vi havde besluttet at lade vejret afgoere hvad dagen skulle bruges paa. Hvis det var toervejr ville vi tage en ridetur og hvis det regnede ville jeg tage ud og riverraffte. Vi ...

What goes up must come down, Pucon, Chile travel blog

What goes up must come down

A travel blog entry by adarandjeremy

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... around a wooden table at our hostel in El Chalten.  They were telling us about a fun adventure they had in Pucon, Chile.  It consisted of climbing up a large snowcapped volcano, staring into the smoking caldera, and then sliding downhill with a ...

A day of wind and rain, Pucon, Chile travel blog

A day of wind and rain

A travel blog entry by floresmilburn

... wake up as during the night the wind crept up making howling noises through the trees around our cabin, are we in Chile or still in England??? ....... But the smell of a delicious breakfast prepared by Helen and Francisco wafted through into the bedroom ...

Living on the Farm, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Living on the Farm

A travel blog entry by rio2012

... hours on a bus is small fry in South America, however didnt feel like it at 07.00 in the morning as we approached Pucon, famous for the vast Villarica volcano which rose up infront of us and distracted me from my aching back. Pucon village is everything ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by claire

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Pucon ...

Pucon, Chile Volcano Climbing, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon, Chile Volcano Climbing

A travel blog entry by josullivan

... on Ireland to Win our first Grand Slam in 61 years. Watched the match in a bar on O'Higgins street, (the main street in Pucon named after a son of an Irishman) with our Irish friends we met in Bariloche. We then took the 9pm bus to Mendoza, ...

Chasing the sun, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Chasing the sun

A travel blog entry by imageyonder

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... Ojos de Caburgua. But it was another false dawn and we returned to the hotel for breakfast before heading out further afield. Pucon is quite a significant resort, and still seems relatively bustling in the centre of town, but the traffic soon thins out as ...

Rad.... Wicked.....Far out, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Rad.... Wicked.....Far out

A travel blog entry by jim_a_scott

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I`m talking like that cos I have just climbed an Active Volcano (Villarrica) and Skiied off pieste down it again. Far out Hu! Been in Pucon for 2 nights now (it seems to be my thing. Come in on the evening bus, find a hostel, see the sights in one day, ...

The Chilean Lakes - Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

The Chilean Lakes - Pucon

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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... is shared with Argentina). It is known as the lake district for the numerous lakes in this region and their surrounding towns. Pucon sits on lake Villiricca and is also surrounded by a number of volcanoes, with Villaricca being the most obvious. What we ...

Lakes District - Chile, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Lakes District - Chile

A travel blog entry by rizandtash

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In the three days in Pucon, the weather went from perfect, to raining (like a tropical thunderstorm), to snow. Which is why we were lucky to get the outdoor stuff done on the first day - well Wyan did anyway. When we got into the town, and ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by jenny.colville

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Stayed in a great hostel with class rooms and a garden with lethal view of the active volcano in Pucon..smoke coming out of it all day...a picture perfect volcano like a wee ice cream Spent a day chillin and then hiked to top of volcano the day after. ...

Wo ist Südamerika?, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Wo ist Südamerika?

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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... gut klar. Große Grundstücke sind in Privateigentum und dürfen nicht durchquert werden. Abends kamen wir dann in Pucon, einer sehr touristischen Stadt am Lake Villarrica an. Das kleine Hospedaje, das ich gebucht hatte, hatte unsere Reservierung ...

Chile: Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Chile: Pucon

A travel blog entry by louiseharris

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From Bariloche we travelled to Pucon in Chile.  First taking a bus to Osorno and then another on to Pucon, it was another full day on a bus, although it wasn`t too bad.  Jon had tried to book a hostel and but it was all done in Spanish and the ...

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