Santiago, Chile (PART THREE)…

The biggest surprise of our trip was our time spent in Valparaiso. Its much smaller than Santiago, but is on the coast and has a wonderful vibe.

On top of the scenery, we were able to see a new shop that will open this fall called Proyecto Casa Plan Print Studio. We fell in love with Valparaiso immediately, and I think you will see why. DSC_0038 copy

Mountains everywhere on the drive out.

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A quick stop to taste some wine before we hit Valparaiso. Everything we tasted, the entire trip was amazing.

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Dining space and courtyard at the winery.

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Valparaiso is a bit grittier, lots of graffiti everywhere. It felt a bit more alive than Santiago.

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Valparaiso is also built into the hillside. Parts of it feel very familiar to Morgantown and Pittsburgh.

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Buzz, Woody, and Peppa Pig…

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There was so much graffiti, and a lot of it good too.

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The front door to Proyecto Casa…

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Right now, the shop is a big raw space, this is pretty much a total gut job to the building. Lots of room and light. There are resident areas on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building.

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Second floor has offices and gallery spaces.

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There is an office on the 2nd floor with a gigantic window overlooking the shop.

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Business coffee.

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AIR and Taller 99 and Proyecto Casa.

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We had lunch at a fabulous restaurant, you had to ride an incline to get to it.

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At the top of the incline.

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The view from the restaurant.

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Lunch.

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