Travel Blogs from Valparaiso, Chile

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Valparaiso, Chile - Day Trip, Valparaíso Province, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso, Chile - Day Trip

A travel blog entry by florby

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... group of school kids for photos. The metro was clean and spacious like any other big city, even better than Santiago's. Valparaiso definitely has a nice charm to it. The whole town is surrounded by hills and the Furniculars were built to help locals get ...

I speak Spanish well. I learned it from a booook!, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

I speak Spanish well. I learned it from a booook!

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Valparaiso is one of the major port cities in Chile and a large part of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site. The city centre stretches along the coast but the vast majority of the city's residential areas are spread over the numerous very steep hills ...

Discovering Neruda, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Discovering Neruda

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... when this is over, surviving only on tea herbs and ice shavings!!! This trip is my first time wandering out of Santiago and on to Valparaiso, which is where Isla Negra is located. Isla Negra, by the way, is not an island. On the way to Isla Negra, I ...

Decaying and totally charming, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Decaying and totally charming

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... tasty and cheap ($4 for a pretty good bottle), so we made up several months of tea totaling in a few days. I enjoyed Valparaiso, but I think that was more of a function of the walking tour with our knowledgeable guide and the really nice and genuine ...

Valpo, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Valpo

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... people from the same hostel we stayed at in Santiago, and caught a public bus to Viña del Mar, about 30 minutes drive from Valparaiso.  Our driver was a maniac and was easily going over the speed limit, but we survived. On the way to the bus station ...

Missed the bus....again, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Missed the bus....again

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... now I am plan-less for 5 hours whilst I wait for the bus. Hence the rambly and rather pointless entry you are now reading! Valparaiso seems alright, a coastal port with decent weather and a beach. There´s a nice old town up on the hills with lots of ...

The City of Hills, Valparaíso, Chile travel blog

The City of Hills

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Valparaiso is another amazing city for taking photos.  This city is a huge U-shaped amphitheater overlooking the ocean, making it one of Chile's most important port cities and also a good place to go to the beach.  The city is also built right ...

Searching for the Sun, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Searching for the Sun

A travel blog entry by catters

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... ... maybe some slightly less loose behaviour is needed - an apartment for the next few days atleast looks like a start.  Dashing straight for Vina Del Mar and Valparaiso, the weather is superb, sunny and hot, the beaches brilliant - all looks ...

Chilean Warmth, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Chilean Warmth

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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... the Andes Mountains, I was more than ready to find a good place to stay once I was dropped off in Valparaiso, Chile.  Looking for the easiest exit out of the bus terminal, I headed towards the main gate ...

I Love Renaca, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

I Love Renaca

A travel blog entry by catters

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Fuera de la Tierra, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Fuera de la Tierra

A travel blog entry by arichardson

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... through an "unsafe" part of town. But, he said, that was one of the few times he felt like he was in Chile. And Valparaiso is that way. Perhaps we carry a preconception of South American cities should be hectic and dirty, a web of narrow alleys that ...

It's a little...  Chile., Santiago - Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

It's a little... Chile.

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... of Paradise - Valparaiso in spanish - is near paradise itself. A city of 23 spectacular hills overlooking the pacific, Valparaiso layers its weatherboard houses upon each other, upon vibrant murals and street art like a spongecake of colour and ...

Colours on the hills, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Colours on the hills

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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As a last stop before the visit of my parents I am in Valparaiso now. First impression except for it s realy sad weather at the time is that is even more Western than the previous parts of Chile I visited. We didn't do that much on our first day, but ...

Between the devil and the deep blue sea, Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and Tony already had 1 so no have a pair!) Went back into town and picked up a bus to go out to the coast at Valparaiso. This was about 2 hours away and the weather was still good as we arrived. This is a huge port town but is famous for being quite ...

Pearl of the Pacific, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Pearl of the Pacific

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... we are glad to jump back on the comfortable bus back to Santiago. We relax and dream about the hills of Valparaiso, remarkable for their characterful houses that seem like they are perched in heaven above the ominous darkness of the business district ...

Beautiful UNESCO listed Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Beautiful UNESCO listed Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... - He's main house that he loved was Isla Negra in Chile's Central zone only a few hours further down the coast from Valparaiso. Sebastiano was interesting but not amaing like the first one - but the views over the port were wonderful... He truly was an ...

Happy, Happy New Year!, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Happy, Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... legendary New Years party and one of the biggest fireworks displays in South America. The famous fireworks show runs from Valparaiso and continuous for 21km along the beach and kicks off shortly after midnight in one synchronised explosion!   ...

Apartment Living, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Apartment Living

A travel blog entry by catters

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San Pedro de Atacama and Valparaiso, San Pedro de Atacama and Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

San Pedro de Atacama and Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... we felt brave enough to get on another bus to Valparaiso, a resort on the Chilean coast close to the capital Santiago. Valparaiso, Chile's very own Brighton We've heard some great opinions from other travelers about Valparaiso, and although it was a ...

Valparaiso and Vina Del Mar, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso and Vina Del Mar

A travel blog entry by jag

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... there, its time to get out! We quickly legged it out, but others weren´t so lucky and lost cameras, money and passports. Valparaiso is the home of Chiles Naval Fleet, where 6 vessels are docked (Soon to be upgraded) and is also the crime ...

Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Valparaiso in our entry from Santiago, Chile entitled 'A Brief Stop in Chile!'. Cheers, K & ...

What a bunch of Wallys, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

What a bunch of Wallys

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... district. Our 2km walk took us past an array of shops selling car parts, toilet u-bends and dog food. Looooovely!! Arriving in Valparaiso meant that we'd reunite with friends, Hidde and Per, while on the downside our tent would become redundant for a few ...

The city of hills, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

The city of hills

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... SUNNY and WARM – no more waterproofs! After a pleasant breakfast at our hostal we went out to explore the town. Valparaiso consists of a beautiful, natural deep water harbour guarded on all sides by hills on which the town is built. For many years ...

Riding the Ascensores, Valparaìso, Chile travel blog

Riding the Ascensores

A travel blog entry by camille

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To get up and down from the seafront to the houses on the hill, just take an old ascensor, or lifty cably cary thingy. They are loads of fun. Groovy Cafes Big flashback to Melbourne. Valparaìso is quite a bohemian, arty place, and it is full of ...

The Chilean Coast, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

The Chilean Coast

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... on hillsides.  The upper roadways and promenades provide spectacular panoramic vistas. In Plaza Sotomayor we encountered the Valparaiso equivalent (Accion Gay) of Toronto's Gay Pride Parade.  Activists in all manner of dress and costume waved ...

Sleepless In Santiago, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Sleepless In Santiago

A travel blog entry by helsbells

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... pollution! Most disappointing. I also saw more dogs in that city than I've ever seen in my life before. Yesterday I arrived in Valparaiso, Chile's second city and biggest port. It is built on a crescent of 43 hills, which are serviced by mad little ...

Valpo, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Valpo

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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As a day trip from Santiago, John and I headed over to the port town of Valparaiso, on the Pacific Coast.  This city is built in two parts -- a flat part down by the water, where the ports and boats and such are, and the more residential area up on ...

Feb. 5, 2006 - Viña del Mar, Reñaca, Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Feb. 5, 2006 - Viña del Mar, Reñaca, Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by fintax

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... We spotted 2 hotels, the Monte Carlo and the Piero Hotels for future reference.... Just a 20-minute ride took us to Valparaiso, Chile's 2nd largest city, and which is described by Lonely Planet as "... the single most distinctive city in Chile and one ...

The crazy colours of Valpo, Valparaíso, Chile travel blog

The crazy colours of Valpo

A travel blog entry by brenards

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Today we headed back to the Coast and a favouriote spot of mine Valparaiso, mum I knew would love this crazy bohemian spot like me, we ended up having a tour guide as well initially Carlos then we managed to tag onto another tour with a great guide who ...

Wierd museum exhibitions and a luxurious bus trip, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Wierd museum exhibitions and a luxurious bus trip

A travel blog entry by danasv

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... is still pretty bad, but I'm getting by. The bus ride was great - on time and tons of leg room. At the bus station at Valparaiso I jumped in a taxi and headed to my new home - Patiperro hostel. Its really cute here. I've only just arrived, so I need to ...

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