Valpo: Chile’s dilapidated beauty

There's no rhyme nor reason to this poetic, coastal town.

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
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uphill
corrugated
a bargain?
style
up and down
doors
power couple
dodgy laneway
art
port
el plano, trolley bus
el plano
mercado central
mercado central out and in
Casa Higueras
Hotel 17
port
bbq, view from Casa Higueras
Pasta e Vino
Vinilo - Mrs & Gonzalo
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‘If we walk up and down all of Valparaiso’s stairs, we will have made a trip around the earth.’ So wrote Pablo Neruda, Chile’s great  poet, of the romantic, raffish city that hangs above Chile’s Pacific coast, winding around forty-five steep hills and defying gravity, geography and history.

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