Valparaiso - Artistic influence and Beach time December 15th 2011 A short bus ride away from Santiago is the city of Valparaiso and the well known beach of Vina del Mar. It’s been a good few months since I can say that I have been on a proper beach and also in the sea so it’s been a nice change of scenery.
We arrived in Valparaiso in the afternoon around 3pm to glorious sunshine so our first thoughts were to get to the hostel, dump our bags and get to the b ... read more
South America » Chile » Valparaíso Region » Valparaíso 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