The hanging house and the old cable car in Valparaiso, Chile

The hanging house and the old cable car in Valparaiso, Chile

The Mapuche people are the largest ethnic group in Chile and constitute approximately 10% (more than 1.000.000 people) of the Chilean population. Half of them live in the south of Chile from the river Bío Bío until the Chiloé Island. The other half is found in and around the capital, Santiago. There are also around 300.000 Mapuches living in Argentina.

The Mapuche people are the largest ethnic group in Chile and constitute approximately 10% (more than 1.000.000 people) of the Chilean population. Half of them live in the south of Chile from the river Bío Bío until the Chiloé Island. The other half is found in and around the capital, Santiago. There are also around 300.000 Mapuches living in Argentina.

Traditional Chilean dance La Cueca, a traditional Chilean folk dance, is especially popular at countryside celebrations. It originates from peasant folklore and some sources believe that it emerged as a symbol of the newborn republic in rebellion against the Spanish crown.

Traditional Chilean dance La Cueca, a traditional Chilean folk dance, is especially popular at countryside celebrations. It originates from peasant folklore and some sources believe that it emerged as a symbol of the newborn republic in rebellion against the Spanish crown.

Valparaiso, Chile - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Valparaiso, Chile - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Chile, September 11th, 1973. A lonely dog stares at the horror, while the military forces drop their bombs over the goverment palace.

Chile, September 11th, 1973. A lonely dog stares at the horror, while the military forces drop their bombs over the goverment palace.

Vina del Mar, Chile My husband's school was located just behind this.

Vina del Mar, Chile My husband's school was located just behind this.

Scenes from Chile: Santiago and Valparaiso's Street Art | CN Traveler, May 13, 2013. Photo: Valparaiso, #Chile, street art

Scenes from Chile: Santiago and Valparaiso's Street Art

Scenes from Chile: Santiago and Valparaiso's Street Art | CN Traveler, May 13, 2013. Photo: Valparaiso, #Chile, street art


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