Saturday, 9 October 2010
George Bush Junior allegedly said that ' the problem with the French is that they don't have a word for entrepreneur' . Well, I can report with confidence that entrepreneurialism (in this case in the tricycle hiring sense) is well and truly alive in the streets and squares of Valparaiso.
Friday, 8 October 2010
Monday, 4 October 2010
Today is the 93rd anniversary of the birth of iconic Chilean folk singer-songwriter Violeta Parra. In celebration and commemoration of her life, musicians played this evening in Valparaiso's Plaza Anibal Pinto. In this photograph Natalia Contesse and her band are in the swing of things.
Here is a link to a clip of one of Violeta Parra's most renowned songs 'gracias a la vida' (thanks to life)