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Stories and Tips Valparaiso

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Funiculee funicular in Valparaiso

Written by catsholiday on 11 Aug, 2013

Funicular lift or Ascensor in ValparaisoValparaiso is built on a hill ascending from the busy port area. Most of the houses are up the hillsides. In order to allow the residents easy access to their homes from their jobs down in the city and port,…Read More

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Renting a Car

Written by Mandan Lynn on 11 Nov, 2011

Due to some bizarre circumstances that colored and defined our time in Chile, we needed to rent a car in Valparaiso to drive to Santiago and retrieve our luggage before continuing on to Buenos Aires. We wandered into Viña del Mar, following maps that should…Read More

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Bringin' in the New Year Chilean Style

Written by quinius on 03 Aug, 2005

Second only to Rio de Janiero, Valparaiso attracts tons of spectators every year as everyone crowds the city to watch the fireworks display. It is probably Valparaiso/Vina del Mar's biggest event, as it draw hundreds of thousands of visitor each year. If you…Read More

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Students March for Free Education

Written by Mandan Lynn on 11 Nov, 2011

The big news in Chile during our time there was the student strike. University students all over the country were speaking out -- protesting, marching, striking, rioting a bit -- against the idea that they should pay for higher education.I went to school in the…Read More

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