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View from Lord Cochrane Museum  
   

View from Lord Cochrane Museum

We didn't visit the museum exhibits, only the terrace from where there were more great views of Valapraiso.
In Darwin's Footsteps

February 12th 2008
A long, thin country When you look at Chile on a map its strange shape makes no sense. From Arica in the north to Puerto Williams in the south, Chile reaches over 4000km in length. (Interestingly, the official centre of Chile is not just south of Santiago as you might expect, but way down south in Punta Arenas as the official bottom of the country is at the South Pole - Chile takes its Ant ... read more
South America » Chile » Valparaíso Region » La Campana National Park

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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