Beer in Valdivia December 10th 2009 Valdivia is a port-town a bit inland from the ocean, accessed by boat through rivers. The city is in the river district of Chile, and as though Chile itself doesn't have enough coastal property, the rivers add many more beautiful sites to see. Surrounding the city are the ruins of forts, since destroyed by earthquakes, built to protect it from pirates.
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South America » Chile » Los Ríos » Valdivia 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
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
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