Travel Shot: Valparaiso, Chile CheapOair Staff April 15, 2010 general Brightly colored houses decorate Valpo’s hills Located in central Chile, Valparaiso is far more charming than the country’s capital, Santiago. A sparkling beach town with ascending hills that are ornamented by colorful little houses, Valpo (as it’s called locally) offers a magical atmosphere. Beyond its enchanting appearance, Valpo serves guests and locals with some of the best seafood in the country. Fish restaurants line the beaches, as do fish markets, fishermen, and a plethora of other types of restaurants, bars, and boutique –like shops. This little beach city isn’t only charming to visitor’s and tourists, ask a Chilean how they feel about the place and they’ll likely respond with smiles and praise. Valparaiso, while small, is filled with culture and interesting people. Take a walk along the beach or rent a giant bicycle with your family and cruise through the entire town, either way make sure you get to know this special place. Planning a trip to Valparaiso or any other area in Chile? Check out CheapOair’s affordable flights via LAN Airlines and save!