By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter
VALPARAÍSO - Just seventy miles from Santiago is beautiful Valparaíso, a true paradise on Chile's central coast. The colorful and picturesque hills, called cerros, almost seem to dive into the ocean, setting the perfect scenery for one of Latin America's most prominent historical and cultural havens.
Valparaíso is Chile's second most important city, and has been the country's main port since 1544. Because of its strategic and commercial relevance over many centuries, a great deal of historical beauties continue to enlighten this southern Pacific pearl, which . . .