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Street Art tour in Colourful Valparaiso

Valparaíso Chile, the colourful container port and resort lies about an hour away from Santiago on the Pacific coast. A wonderfully eclectic collection of brightly coloured and slightly rundown buildings and homes built on the side of a hill, a maze of side streets and alleyways which climb steeply away from the sea. A thriving little harbour offers short excursions …

The Mural Festival in Montreal; A Celebration of Street Art

Street art done properly, it can transform a neighbourhood, and even an entire city. It enhances dull, and boring buildings, making them bright, and vibrant works of art. The streets become interesting, capturing imaginations, and a pleasure to discover. Montreal obviously agrees, as it recently held a mural festival, celebrating creativity with a variety of street art. A number of invited, talented young …

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The Creative Streets of Johannesburg – Photo Essay

Johannesburg, South Africa is a destination which is experiencing increased popularity, reinventing itself into an exciting and attractive proposition for travellers. Graffiti has also come a long way in recent years; once viewed as the handiwork of undesirables and vandals, many street artists are justifiably receiving worldwide acclaim for their stunning often building sized creations. There is plenty to experience, …

Postcards from Angoulême; French Comic Strip City

The Poitou-Charentes region of France is dotted with great little towns and villages, even the cities have a small town feel. Exploring is enjoyable, there often seems a surprise on every corner and Angoulême is not an exception. Built on a plateau the medieval city has some impressive Romanesque architecture including the Ville d’Angoulême provides panoramic views of the city …