Travel Blogs from Pucon, Chile

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Finding the Sun, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Finding the Sun

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures

... lasted for our remaining 3 days in Pucon and has happily followed us ever since. We lived up every sunny moment in Pucon, exploring the secluded lakeside beaches and getting fairly sunburnt in return. Since the photos are forever lost, you'll have to ...

When Its Chilly in Chile . . ., Pucon, Chile travel blog

When Its Chilly in Chile . . .

A travel blog entry by carmen1977


... midnight. The Brazilians were furious and wanted their money back. Brian, Megan and I wouldn't recommend it either. Driving back to Pucon, our guide hit a dog. The woman who owned the dog came running out and he stopped to talk to her. Mauricio wiped ...

Feliz Ano Nuevo!!!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Feliz Ano Nuevo!!!

A travel blog entry by rachnits


... up and cleaning the bus. My tent buddy is an Aussie girl called Kat who grew up near Port Headland. Pucon is a summer and snow resort town in Chile’s Lake District and is full of Swiss buildings, German beer halls and ice cream shops. After coming ...

The Most Action-Packed Spring Break Yet!!!!, Pucón, Puerto Montt, Quellón, Chiloé, Chile travel blog

The Most Action-Packed Spring Break Yet!!!!

A travel blog entry by silentconquerer


... just begun, but it took more than rain to dampen our spirits. We bought tickets for a 9 hour bus ride to Pucon, the "Adventure Capital of Chile." It was here that we first became intimate with the "precious south." Upon arrival, my impression of Pucon was ...

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

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

A travel blog entry by muzbec


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


... 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


... 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


... 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 ...

Parc national Huerquehue, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Parc national Huerquehue

A travel blog entry by fallysflorian


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


Climbing Volcano Villiaricca, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Climbing Volcano Villiaricca

A travel blog entry by damocat


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


... 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


... . 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


... 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


... 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


... 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


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


... 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


A travel blog entry by claire


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


... 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


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


... 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


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 ...

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