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One Week in Chile

A week from now I will be on my way to Rio for my first international teaching conference, but all I can think of at the moment is my upcoming trip to Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile!  789 more words


What and where?

󾓪 Hola! These last days I have been in Valparaiso chilling and trying to figure out where to go next, and I’ve finally done it! On the 23rd of March I will be heading to La Serena, a 7 hour bus journey from Valparaiso. 391 more words

Cruising & Climbing around Santiago, Chile

After 4 months of yo-yoing between Ecuador and Peru we finally made our way to Chile, one of the main reasons we decided to embark on a South American adventure in the first place. 1,709 more words


Valparaiso Contrasts

When the Panama Canal opened in 1914, Valparaiso on Chile’s Pacific coast was transformed from being a major seaport for ships voyaging between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to something of a backwater. 576 more words


The Animal Sense

First, I’m fine.  Absolutely, 100% okay.  But there were a few worrying moments today, which started in a Vina del Mar hotel.  Thursday morning, we went to Isla Negra, Pablo Neruda’s “favorite” home.  1,158 more words

Oh, Valparaiso!

󾓪 Today, 17th of march is my second day in Valparaiso and I already feel the need to share the beauty of this place with you all. 235 more words

Valparaiso & Viña del Mar - Chile's popular holiday sites on Pacific coast

Valparaiso, a town on the Pacific coast about 100 km from Chilean capital Santiago, is apparently a must-visit place. As such you have high expectations for it, since everybody says it’s so cool. 1,357 more words