Tomorrow I am presenting at the conference ‘Discourse(s) in the Social Sciences’ at York University. Follow this link to find out more about the conference. I am presenting the results of my masters dissertation, mainly because I am currently editing it in to a journal submission and I could really do with the feedback that… Continue reading Discourse(s) in the Social Sciences
Today is my last day in Valparaiso, and in Chile. I left Valparaiso in the pouring rain (the first rainfall of my stay) at 9am and made the 2 hour journey to Santiago ready for the airport. Once at the airport I met a Chilean lady who had lived in Ireland for the last 20… Continue reading Day 10 – not goodbye, just ‘see you later..’
Today was my last full day in Valparaiso and the most unlikely end to an amazing trip to Chile. Al, the guide who had taken me on the car tour of the area, arranged for me to visit Jekse and Cines studio. This was the icing on the cake, I had taken so many pictures… Continue reading Day 9 on the streets with Jekse and cines
Day eight has arrived and I am now practically part of the furniture here in Valparaiso. People have begun to notice that I am still wondering round over a week later, which makes them curious. Valparaiso is a transient place, travellers stay for short periods, and tourists even shorter. I have decided to capitalise on… Continue reading Day 8 – Artisans on street art
I didn’t write a post yesterday, as I wasn’t sure I had much to say. It was Sunday and Valparaiso was very quiet. As such I had a lazy day, walked to one of the patios and read a book (The art of racing in the rain, by Garth Stein. I cried my eyes out!).… Continue reading Day 7 ‘easy like Sunday morning..’
Does what it says on the tin! Some more pictures from my travels in Valparaiso. Enjoy!!
So today was the day I had been looking forward to the most since arriving. I had booked a car tour specifically for the local graffiti and street art. This was to enable me to cover more ground and go in to the areas that tourists normally don’t or can’t venture. It costs around 39000… Continue reading Day 6 Graffiti / street art in Valparaiso by car