Travel Blogs from Pucon, Chile

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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 ...

Beneath the Volcano, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Beneath the Volcano

A travel blog entry by itsbob21

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... up South Americas part of the Ring of Fire. Night bus up to Valparaiso before crossing back into Argentina and saying goodbye to the beautiful money pit that is the Republic of Chile. Oh and nearby Llaima Volcano erupted on January 1st, just missed ...

Volcan Villarica, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcan Villarica

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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When we arrived in Pucon the first person we met off the bus asked, "how long are you in Pucon? A day? A week? A month? A year?" and laughed as he said this. Now we know what this means. In Pucon you can hang around awhile. Sometimes you might be ...

Chile, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Chile

A travel blog entry by juliannet

... I may as well take advantage of it! After gorging out on much chocolate and ice cream in Barilcohe we moved on to Pucon in Chile on Thursday. Yesterday we had quite possibly the best day of the trip so far when we climbed the active volcano here in ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

I gather info for the next few days then go for a short hike. I start along the beach of Lake Villarica which is deserted. Views of Volcano Villarica emerge. Very pretty. As I head inland through a natural area, I take some detours and eventually find ...

Volcanoes, hiking, horse riding and cycling.., Pucón, Chile travel blog

Volcanoes, hiking, horse riding and cycling..

A travel blog entry by thefletchers

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... of the highlights of Charlies trip it was not to be missed, and we were absolutely not disappointed!! We finally arrived in Pucon early in the morning a little jaded from the overnight bus. It was a very sleepy little alpine style town lying in the ...

Climbing the volcano, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Climbing the volcano

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

Getting to this town was an adventure in itself, lost passport, missed bus connections........ Climbed Villarrica volcano here in very windy ...

Aún huele a azufre!, Pucón, Chile travel blog

Aún huele a azufre!

A travel blog entry by bigfish.al

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Està dalt d'un volcà actiu no és per fer broma...però com no han de fer broma uns mooonos ...

Volcan Villarrica trek from Pucon., Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcan Villarrica trek from Pucon.

A travel blog entry by conlou

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... and sleepy here fell asleep on a couch in the bar for about a half hour waiting on the rest to finish their drinks. Pucon was a great way to finish our South America trip before heading to Santiago for our flight to NZ. Can`t believe we`re leaving ...

The Queenstown of South America..., Pucon, Chile travel blog

The Queenstown of South America...

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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Richard After our first overnight bus trip in South America, we arrived in Pucon feeling a little rough around the edges but not too bad considering we had been on a bus for 10 hours straight. The fact that our bus had been fitted with business class ...

Trekking and Horse-trekking..., Pucon, Chile travel blog

Trekking and Horse-trekking...

A travel blog entry by jam10

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...   Two hours later we arrived back to the entrance and we were just a little tired! Back on the bus we headed back to Pucon where we made a quick trip to the bus station to book our bus ticket for the following night.  We then strolled back to ...

Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon

A travel blog entry by kc2009

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When we arrived in Pucon the sun was shining and the views were awe inspiring. The town, located in the Chilean lake district is dominated by the smoking Villarrica volcano, which is also one of the reasons tourists come to visit. We were overly ...

Aracauria and volcanoes, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Aracauria and volcanoes

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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... 5 day trek around Volcan Villarica (it´s the one that´s puffing like a chimney in the photos). It is one of the most active in Chile. Yes, we did drink the water that Helene, so beautifully, displays in one photo - it will either do us good or bad, not ...

Living on the edge of a volcano, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Living on the edge of a volcano

A travel blog entry by dagstar

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Still in the Lake District we went to stay a Pucon, a little village on the edge of Lago Villarrica and at the base of Volanco Villarrica, and I mean RIGHT at the base of the volcano. You look up and there it is, snowcapped and smoking. At most road ...

Pucon e il vulcano dei Manga, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon e il vulcano dei Manga

A travel blog entry by mowgli

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... e terminiamo il nostro giro con una pedalata sul bordo del laghetto... in realta', se non ci fosse il vulcano potrebbe benissimo essere un paesaggio tirolese! Bello! per ulteriori informazioni riguardo pucon... www.travelpod.com , cercate ...

The beautiful lake district, Pucon, Chile travel blog

The beautiful lake district

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint

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... agencies offering an array of adventures. The one we were really keen on doing was climbing Volcano Villarica, so the day after arriving in Pucon we booked ourselves onto the tour. At 6am we marched off to the tour company who drove us to the base of the ...

Volcanoland, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Volcanoland

A travel blog entry by delfuegoproject

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more on this to hike coming soon...a great view at the end of a hike through multiple mini ...

Pucon the adventure capital of Chile, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon the adventure capital of Chile

A travel blog entry by amydavid

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Pucon the Queenstown of Chile. After catching an early bus on the side of the road from Santa Cruz we where of to Pucon. We made it as planned. It rained the whole way so good thing. 9 hR ride so pretty full on. Anyways the hostal was pretty nice ...

Pucon Play That Game, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon Play That Game

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

... bridges and more lakes......many different colours. We did around 12km in total...just a saunter but enjoyed great views across the Rio Pucon Valley all day. After a relaxing stay in Pucon, we caught the bus that night to Viña del Mar. We would stop ...

Forget grad school, I´m moving to Pucon!!!!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Forget grad school, I´m moving to Pucon!!!!

A travel blog entry by liz_and_achai

... their hiking times. It was 8.8km straight up a mountain and we barely made it in 5 hours! So that has been our time in Pucon and I am a bit sad to be leaving tomorrow for Puerto Montt. But more fun awaits! We are either going to take a ferry form ...

Under a billowing volcano: Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Under a billowing volcano: Pucon

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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...   For Jim and I, we can't see why anyone would want to live in any other country of South America other than Brazil. Chile and Argentina don't even come close. Brazil is so warm in all areas; the people, music, climate, culture. I have fallen in ...

Pucon, Chile & Villarica Volcano!!, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon, Chile & Villarica Volcano!!

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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... in Argentina where I could see myself living. Mendoza for the culture and beauty of the city and the surrounds, and Pucon for the adventure activities. There’s canyoning, rafting, skiing, rock climbing, biking, motorbiking and even husky ...

Pucon - like a home away from home, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Pucon - like a home away from home

A travel blog entry by tonydd

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... lots of other things. For my main course I had shish kebab with hummus and tabouleh!! I loved it! I'm in hummus withdrawal here in Chile...so much so that I actually made a huge vat of it about two weeks ago. On monday the weather was still a bit iffy ...

Day 70 – Sulphur fumes, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Day 70 – Sulphur fumes

A travel blog entry by saseau

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This morning we awoke with little sleep behind our eyes. We stayed up quite late last night preparing for our day today. Today, we will be climbing an active volcano and we want to make sure we’re ready for it. After trying to grab a belly full of ...

Getting to know Pucon, Pucon, Chile travel blog

Getting to know Pucon

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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... day around town – went out for a late breakfast in town and did a bit of sightseeing, although limited things to see as Pucon has only really come in to its own recently– it had something like 10,000 population five years ago and it has grown ...

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