Chile

The Colorful Core of Valpo

Kirra McGowin is a student at University of Colorado Boulder and an ISA Featured Photo Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Valparaíso, Chile.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

The most popular areas of Valparaíso, Cerro Alegre and Concepción, house a lot of art.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

It’s like walking through a colorful art gallery,

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

or almost like a Dr. Seuss town.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

This is how I fell in love with where I am studying abroad.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

I love spending time up there exploring around

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

and taking pictures.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

Some of the best parts of los cerros are the doors and windows.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

Many windows have cactus, flowers, plants, etc.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

It’s beautiful!

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It’ll be hard to leave such a wonderful place.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

But Valpo (especially los cerros) will always have a special place in my heart.

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

 

The Colorful Core of Valpo | ISA Student Blog

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