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Santiago, Chile: Cosmopolitan Paradise

We don’t know what we were expecting when we arrived in Santiago airport, but a cosmopolitan, modern city filled with wide streets, Spanish colonial architecture, an endless array of designer stores and the finest fine dining going around, was not it. 347 more words

Backpacking

Valparaiso... horrible news

“A picture is worth a thousand words”

Napoleon Bonaparte

Valparaiso was silenced on Saturday………

(The photographs featured in the post are not my own. I ‘borrowed’ them from the BBC) 462 more words

Travel

Latest Report On Status Of Rescued Animals (Great Valparaíso Fire) 2014-04-15

NOTE!

The excerpts that follow are entirely in Spanish.  Thank you for understanding.

Situación General de Rescate Animal del Incendio de Valparaíso, abril 2014 #FuerzaValpo #animalistas… 1,138 more words

Urban Planning

De brand in Valparaiso was zichtbaar vanuit de ruimte, NASA

Lo + visto – NASA fotografía el incendio de Valparaíso desde el espacio… La FOTO → http://t.co/qK3TanB7xU

— 24 Horas (@24HorasTVN) April 15, 2014

National Poetry Month Day 15: Valparaiso

You may have heard that over the weekend parts of Valparaíso, Chile were engulfed by a terrible fire that is still threatening the city.  I’ve seen different numbers, but thousands of homes have burned, thousands are displaced and at least 12 have died.  99 more words

Poems