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Colorful Valparaíso!

We hit the highway towards Valparaíso, but, it was getting late so we decided to stop by the Palacio Viña Mar for lunch and some good wine. I made a review about it, so I won’t say much here. I ordered a Risotto with sea food that was just wonderful. I also had a drink of Pisco Sour. I liked it! The dessert was also delicious. After being full of great food and great wine, we resumed the way to Valparaíso.

I definitively loved Valparaíso! It looks a lot more thrashed and poor than Santiago, but it just got something to it that makes it special. I think it’s definitively all those bright and colorful colored houses built on top of the hills! The city is full of hostels, museums and cafes, it just lovely! We went on top of a hill using a XIX century elevator, a bit scary! Then from there we could just admire the city from some of its best angles! Colors, colors, colors, that is what Valparaíso is all about! We could also take some pictures from Viña del mar from there.

Viña was shockingly different! I was like crossing from Tijuana to San Diego (lol). It’s very classy, modern, clean and nice city with lots of luxurious accommodations and a nice casino. Unfortunately it was already dark when we got there, but I hope to come back on a future trip!

jorge_ignacio says:
Believe it Or Not, every tourist that Come to Chile Said, "I love Santiago, is wonderfull, but Valparaiso, unless is a less Developed City, have this magic", just like u said :D
Posted on: Mar 16, 2011
montecarlostar says:
Lol I am already addicted Steve... just tonight I went to a Casino in Mendoza, earned $110 out of $50 ;) not bad, huh :D
Posted on: Aug 13, 2009
stepheneastment says:
Oh haha - I hope you don't get addicted to gambling Carlos ;)
Posted on: Aug 10, 2009
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Colorful Valparaíso!
Colorful Valparaíso!
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
The Viña Mar Palace
Lunch time at The Viña Mar Palace
Lunch time at The Viña Mar Palace
The view of the grape field
The view of the grape field
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Chocolate branches
Chocolate branches
The $100 candy was made out of su…
The $100 candy was made out of "s…
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
Quick view of Valparaíso
The clock at Valparaíso
The clock at Valparaíso
The guy who took the picture said …
The guy who took the picture said…
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
In a museum in Valparaíso
In a museum in Valparaíso
In a museum in Valparaíso
In a museum in Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso port
View of Valparaíso port
Valparaíso views
Valparaíso views
Valparaíso views
Valparaíso views
Valparaíso views
Valparaíso views
Colorful Valparaíso!
Colorful Valparaíso!
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
Painting sell
Painting sell
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
View of Valparaíso
The view of Viña del Mar
The view of Viña del Mar
The clock at Viña del Mar
The clock at Viña del Mar
Valparaiso Restaurants, Cafes & Food review
Awesome food in a classy environment
This Palace is a winery that is located on the highway from Santiago to Valparaíso, Chile. It's good some impressive acres of grape trees before the … read entire review
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photo by: montecarlostar