One of the more famous artists in Valpo, though I have now forgotten his name, he includes a hummingbird in each of his works as a signature. Although difficult to tell by this picture the detail is impressive especially given it was painted using spray paint.
A harbour for artists March 18th 2015 Valparaiso or Valpo as it is affectionatly called is one of Chile's principal ports and naval bases. Its port has played a key role in many naval explorations and most recently, during the California Gold rush, creating substantial wealth for the early settlers of the area. Unfortunately with the completion of the Panama canal the fortunes of Valpo started to erode.
Now Valpo is a lively and vi ... 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
After leaving the rat race of London behind, Tobs (Sandra) and Mags (Glen) are off on an adventure through South America, which will hopefully be documented via this blog (If Glen doesnt get too lazy!)... full info