Travel Blogs from Pucon, Chile

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Vive les vacances, vive la plage !!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Vive les vacances, vive la plage !!

A travel blog entry by lelaulau

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Pucón est une ville très proche de Temuco (à 1h30-2h) et est une destination de week-end privilégiée pour ces citadins, les citadins de Santiago y vont en général plus pour des vacances d'une à deux semaine. Imaginez-vous une ville aux airs de ...

Pucon Adventures!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon Adventures!

A travel blog entry by iwanllyrevans

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... the morning!    The next day, after forcing down our breakfast of un-toasted, doughy muffins, we left for Pucon. Since arriving into Chile, the weather had been very kind to us, and our stay in Pucon proved to be no exception - it ...

And then we climbed a volcano..., Pucon, Chile travel blog

And then we climbed a volcano...

A travel blog entry by jled

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... the distance. We dropped off our bags at a lovely little hostel and set out to explore the town! Our first impressions of Pucon were that it's like Whistler married the Okanagan Lake (sans Ogopogo). Quite developed with a definite ski town vibe, buildings ...

Conquering the Volcano, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Conquering the Volcano

A travel blog entry by mpbarry

As I mentioned earlier, we had a little bit of a set back in our travel plans in order to get to Pucon, Chile. But we heard it was an amazing place so we decided it would be well worth the extra effort. We had to take a bus from Mendoza back to Santiago ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by kieranocal

Pucon ...

Volcanos galore, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcanos galore

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... or underwear dancing suggestively and nothing else, no storyline and not even the artist sometimes. God I sound like I'm getting old! In Pucon I couldn't find the hostel I wanted to check out, and my second choice was full (suprise) so I checked into ...

Sore bums in Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Sore bums in Pucon

A travel blog entry by eugenecash

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... (we are back to the luxury buses now although we definitely feel the price difference) for our journey to Pucon. Pucon is in the lake district of Chile which is known as one of the most beautiful regions of the country.  There are around 12 ...

Last corssing in to Chile and into Pucon, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Last corssing in to Chile and into Pucon

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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Headed back in to Chile today from Argentina for the last time, to go to Pucon – it’s the adventure capital of Chile, they compare it to Queenstown in New Zealand a lot, where there is every kind of adventure sport you could want to do, and ...

On your ´to do´list:  Climb Volcán Villarrica, Pucon, Chile travel blog

On your ´to do´list: Climb Volcán Villarrica

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... .  There are no traffic lights on the streets lined with adventure companies and filled with Chilean holiday seekers.  Pucon was also (thankfully) spared the vomitus ´´I´ve been to Pucon´´ T-shirt stores.  Wednesday when we arrived ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by travelnerd

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In Pucon, we had grand plans of doing heaps of crazy adventure type stuff... it didn't happen. What I initially thought was just a bit of hayfever turned out to be one of the worst colds I have had in years. We tried to climb the volcano, but between me ...

ANZAC day, Volcano Vallarrica, Chile travel blog

ANZAC day

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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... . The guides had a good laugh, mainly at the hole on my right bum cheek, then offered me a ride back to Pucon. On return, I brought them some beers for their generosity and some rum for myself. I had a fantastic ANZAC day, apart from the ...

Turns out adrenaline is a fantastic painkiller, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Turns out adrenaline is a fantastic painkiller

A travel blog entry by manuelgomez

"It's a bit of a kick in the balls, isn't it?" asked Timmy the Irishman, peeling off his helmet as we made our first stop of the afternoon on our 4-wheel ATV tour of Volcán Villarica's lava flow of 1971. Not only is my spanish improving, but my english ...

Volcan Villarica, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcan Villarica

A travel blog entry by sbarnett

... in writing will do justice to what it was really like to climb Volcan Villarica. Going back a few days, when we arrived in Pucon, saw the volcano from our bedroom window and discovered that climbing it was a popular activity, we made a decision to do just ...

Kerst in Pucón, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Kerst in Pucón

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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Vlak voor kersrt hebben we nog even met thuis kunnen skypen. Gelukkig maar, er zat hier iemand die de internet aansluiting van het hostel heeft gesloopt op kerstavond. De kerst is wel vreemd hoor, het is warm en we ontbijten 's morgens met een ...

Drive through the country side to Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Drive through the country side to Pucon

A travel blog entry by foreignx

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... .  We did find some…..there was exactly one brand and one size of jar….clearly not a big selling category in Chile!  However, the hot dog and yoghurt sections are huge.  The yoghurt section was a cooler about 6 feet high about ...

Pucon, land of volcanos and more lakes, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon, land of volcanos and more lakes

A travel blog entry by howardino

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... too many nice people, the bed was a whopping 8 quid a night, and it was all a bit pretentious. Nevertheless, I stayed in Pucon for 5 days, during which time i: Climbed the Worlds most active volcano. Sunbathed by and swam in a lake. Went white water ...

Pucon - Chilean Lake District, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon - Chilean Lake District

A travel blog entry by wagscallion

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Pucon is a pretty little tourist town in the Lakes and the perfect place for us to slow down for a week and do as little as possible. We arrived in the morning after a comfortable journey on the night bus. Avoiding the touts at the bus station we set off ...

Volcanes and lagos in Chile, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcanes and lagos in Chile

A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

So our bus arrived in Pucon, Chile, and we felt like we had been transported to New Zealand somehow by mistake!! There were grass verges on the side of the road, big sections with seperate houses, blue skies and a very hot summer sun! We were picked up ...

Pucon - adventures and activities, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon - adventures and activities

A travel blog entry by yfjell

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... , a much better alternative if you like to meet other backpackers and have a proper hostel setup. 2 restaurants to recommend in Pucon is La Maga (Uruguayan steaks) and Trawer (a vegetarian alternative). Had 3 meals at the latter, so that must count ...

Adventure Capital of Chile, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Adventure Capital of Chile

A travel blog entry by dan_on_the_move

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This place is awesome, its a tourist town at the foot of the 3rd highest Volcano in Chile, called Volcan Villarrisa, Its 2840 metres high and towers over the small town. Nearby is Lago Villarrica, a huge lake at the foot of the town. There are tourists ...

Everything in one place, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Everything in one place

A travel blog entry by gilesandjane

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Four full days, four full-on activites: horse riding, white water rafting, trekking in a snowy National Park...and hiking up an active volcano. Oh, and the best hostel we have stayed in in South America! We´ll be ...

Day 69 – Road trip, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Day 69 – Road trip

A travel blog entry by saseau

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... weapons dealer and for years he was on the US government’s top 10 most wanted list. Now he must live out his years in Chile, or face immediate arrest outside of his country. This is his gift to his country and to mankind. The museum is a testament ...

Parque Nacional Huerquehue, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Parque Nacional Huerquehue

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

Back to business. I take the morning bus to Parque Huerquehue, an hour from Pucon. They run several times per day in the summer but are on a reduced schedule now. I ask the tourist office, bus ticket office and bus driver what time they return tomorrow. 3 ...

An Alpine Town in the Andes, Pucon, Chile travel blog

An Alpine Town in the Andes

A travel blog entry by ayoubir

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First stop after Santiago is Pucon in the Chilian Lake District - the weather was terrible so the first day was a wash out and we couldn’t see the famous Villaricia Volcano that sits behind the town. Very optimistically we signed up to hike to the ...

Nothing in Temuco, Let´s go to Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Nothing in Temuco, Let´s go to Pucon

A travel blog entry by liz_and_achai

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... were wondering why we skipped Patagonia it´s because when we finally got to Santiago the plane tickets turned out to be way out of our budget ($250), so we bought a $10 bus ticket to Temuco instead. Kind of a bummer, but Pucon is great. Achai and ...

Can we climb this mountain? I dont know......, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Can we climb this mountain? I dont know......

A travel blog entry by orlao0

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After the excellent whitewater rafting trip we decided to do the other main activity in Pucon, climb the Villarica volcano. This is a snow covered active volcano and when you reach the top you can look in and sometimes see the magma bubbling ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by ryanr

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... overnight bus ride from Vina. I am staying in a hostel called Donde German that is about a 10 minute walk from downtown. Pucon is a town at the edge of Lake Villarica and a short drive to the Villarrica Volcano. This trip provided many firsts for ...

Pucon and Volcanoes, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon and Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... the bed had a good couple of blankets, but even so it was ridiculous that the place had no radiators or central heating considering Pucon is no stranger to snow. Anyway, after being given the run down of things to do in Pucon, and the best places to get ...

bauhaus is what it is all about, Pucon, Chile travel blog

bauhaus is what it is all about

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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Managed to catch the bus on the freeway to Pucon! (I added a picture to the last entry) It was a long 5 hour ride, but luckily they were nice enough to drop me right off at my hotel, which was about 2k outside Pucon. I had to bump my bags along the steep ...

Pacha Mama by Bus day 3, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pacha Mama by Bus day 3

A travel blog entry by schnaefu

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... little bus with unconfortable seats and dirty windows. However, we could still enjoy the amazing landscape along the way to Pucon. Finally arrived there, I thought I am in Switzerland!!! Honestly, it looks like a Swiss ski resort town! The only ...

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