Historic Jesuit Churches in Chiloe

Historic Jesuit Churches in Chiloe

The island of Chiloe, one of the regions of Chile, has many churches built by the Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries dating from the mid 18th century. They are built of wood and have a facade with a porch and a tower to hold bells. the building behind the facade is a...
Goodbye Valparaiso

Goodbye Valparaiso

We are leaving Valparaiso after 9 days. We have grown fond of this city in all it’s faded, crumbling glory. It has suffered from earthquakes and tremors, the salt air and lack of resources to keep the buildings in pristine condition. This has endeared Valpo,...
Street Art in Valparaiso

Street Art in Valparaiso

Valparaiso is a city of many personalities. It has a long history as an important port city that supplied Santiago and became the home of the Chilean Navy. The buildings clustered around the flat area in front of the docks are grand and speak of the grander times of...