For decades Valparaiso has been known as one of the world street art capitals. Here the walls seem to have a voice. But how did it all start? Why do artists still come here to unleash their creativity?
The burst of hulking Pacific waves hitting the rocks. Blankets of milky mist caressing the dramatic cliffs. A brisk wind hurrying through the thick forests. A wooden, tranquil and forlorn church far away. This is not a romantic painting. This is an ordinary day on the island of Chiloé.
Torres del Paine National Park is said to be the number one attraction in all of Chile, and it is easy to understand why. The reason behind its unbeatable popularity among foreigners and Chileans alike.
Puerto Natales is what I imagine the world would be after a disastrous cataclysm has swept away from Earth almost entire humanity. Of course, that is not what happened but it is what it feels like when you walk from one block to the other of this grid-based town.
Yes right, I left home again. The first time was exactly six years ago. Back then I left to make it to the Smokey City, chasing dreams of studying, working and living the London life. This time I left it for reasons which, on the surface might look completely different, but to speak the truth, I can say that what pulled the trigger was another act of dreaming, but on a much larger scale....