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Valparaiso, Chile

After hearing good things about Valparaiso from other travellers and locals, we decided to get the 1.5/2 hour bus from Santiago. Costing only 12.000 pesos (£12), it was a comfortable and easy trip. 509 more words


Former Four Star Recruit Burton Transfers to Valpo

Joe Burton has transferred from Oklahoma State to Valparaiso, according to a release on the school’s athletics website, valpoathletics.com. He will have to sit out the upcoming season, and will have two years of eligibility remaining. 342 more words


Valparaiso - walking up and down a city-scaled museum

Valparaiso is located on the South Pacific coast, about 2 hrs away from Santiago de Chile. It used to be one of the main ports in the Pacific, but the opening of the Panama Canal affected the economy of the city. 413 more words

Fun found its place on walls

I keep coming back to Valparaiso in these challenge-inspired posts and now, it is becoming clear why. It is the city where I had most fun, for sure. 102 more words



We were finally pulling into the terminal. I was back in the port city that I have loved so much growing up. Whenever I am here I live here for a month at my grandparents house and I visit my family in walking distance as well as those in surrounding areas. 769 more words


Valparaíso: The Hills are Alive

Valparaíso, Chile can take your breath away, both literally and figuratively.  The city consists of 41 “cerros” or hills that rise up from the coast, one flowing into the other in a labyrinth of brightly colored, well-graffitied homes and buildings.   391 more words