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Nov 26, 2005 - Valparaiso

We'd heard so many great reviews of this place that we couldn't wait to get there. What a disappointment! Supposedly a beautifully colourful port city, Valparaiso was actually in our view industrial, polluted and uninspiring. While following a suggested city walking tour we wondered if we were actually in the right place because nothing looked quite as picturesque as it had made out in our guide book. Yes, the houses were colourful but it was woefully lacking in atmosphere and there wasn't a great deal to do there. The one redeeming feature...

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