Cool Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile
in June 2009

Many nice graffitis in Valparaiso
Many nice graffitis in Valparaiso

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Valparaíso is located in central Chile, 120 km (74 miles) to the northwest of the capital Santiago. Built upon dozens of steep hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Valparaíso boasts a labyrinth of streets and cobblestone alleyways, embodying a rich architectural and cultural legacy. Valparaíso is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is often considered to be one of Latin America’s most intriguing urban areas.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valparaiso 

Valparaiso, cultural capital of Chile.
Valparaiso has lot of “cerros” (hills). Taking the public elevator (ascensor) is a very Valpo (nickname of the city). I enjoyed the artistic atmosphere around cerro concepcion and cerro alegre.

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