Street Art in #Chile no.4 – #Valparaiso just art

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Back to amazing #Valparaiso ‘la ciudad pintada’ or ‘la ciudad de murales’ (the painted city or city of murals) for some more great street art. The previous post on Valparaiso art featured some of Valpo’s agit prop and more social … Continue reading

Street Art in #Chile no.3 – #Valparaiso social murals and agitprop

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The historic port city of #Valparaiso on Chile’s central coast is called by some the ‘la ciudad pintada’ or ‘la ciudad de murales’ (painted city or city of murals), and for good reason – never before had we seen such … Continue reading

Street Art in #Chile no.1 – San Pedro, Vicuna and Pisco Elqui

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Since arriving in #Chile from #Bolivia three weeks ago we’ve been struck by the enormous amount of high quality, detailed, #streetart, and in particular large murals covering entire walls. We’d been impressed by the many fine works of street art … Continue reading

A Bike Ride Upriver into the Desert and the Devil’s Gorge

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It was a lovely hot sunny day with clear blue skies, what better day for a 20km off-road bike ride at some 2500m altitude…especially after not cycling for 6 months. Did we have sore arses the next day, or what! … Continue reading

Tour Day 2: Volcanos, Lakes and Deserts on the Bolivia / Chile Border

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On the move by 7.30am on Day 2 of our Tour from Uyuni, #Bolivia to San Pedro de Atacama in #Chile. We left our salt hotel and the Salar de Uyuni behind and travelled south along the edge of Cordillera … Continue reading

Tour Day 1: The Salar de Uyuni – salt flats at 3700m?

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Hmmm…sea salt at nearly 4000m above sea level? Yes indeed! The Tour we’d booked ages ago would take us from the town of Uyuni, in south-west Bolivia, to the town of San Pedro de Atacama, in north-east Chile, over the … Continue reading

Sunsets, a train cemetery and history in the town of Uyuni

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The windswept, dusty, dirty, little town of #Uyuni lies on the south-west Bolivian altiplano, to the west of the Cordillera Oriental (small mountain range), on a large flat plain. It’s great for sunsets, and some history, such as the train … Continue reading