Valparaiso – a colorful city with its own challenges

Valparaiso is a city at the border of the Pacific Ocean. It has approximately 280.000 inhabitants. When I arrived the first thing I stated was that the city reaches from the sea border up to an extremely high level. Driving a car through the small streets and trying to find a specific address is quite challenge. What really surprised me were those various colorful houses and hats, covered with beautiful paintings. Overwhelming inspirational drawings hide the poor material and the partially very bad condition of the houses. Here I share some of the art I admired….