Cyburbia - urban planning community en-us Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:16:32 -0400 PhotoPost Pro 7.0 60 Pedro de Valdivia hotel, during its demolition <a href=""><img title="1192P1160053.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160053.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This 50 year old ugly concrete box is being demolished, so to build a new and better 5 star hotel with more rooms that it's predecesor, and with a casino and mall. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:25 -0500 Paseo Libertad <a href=""><img title="1192P1160052.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160052.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This pedestrian street was completed this year, and it's name: Liberty street, is due to the fact that the patriot forces came into the city through that same street to liberate the city from the spaniards in 1820. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:22 -0500 Renovation of a historical building <a href=""><img title="1192P1160051.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160051.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The building itself is from the late 1800's early 1900's, and is now bein renovated to be used as office and lab space for the Scientific Studies Center of Valdivia.(CECS) SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:18 -0500 View of Downtown from the riverside <a href=""><img title="1192P1160050.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160050.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Left: Valdivia City Hall Center: Valdivia's Cathedral Right: Municipal Market Foreground Right: abandoned building of a former gas station that served cars and boats; that was taken out this year after the concession expired. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 21:17:15 -0500 Riverside market <a href=""><img title="1192P1160049.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160049.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Local fishermen and agriculturists sell their goods here, though this photo was taken around 9 am on a Sunday so there are not many people around. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:08 -0500 Another view of the Collico steam boat <a href=""><img title="1192P1160048.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160048.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:05 -0500 Collico Steamboat <a href=""><img title="1192P1160047.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160047.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is an early 20th century steam boat, that used to be a tugger, now it's used solely for turistic puposes, as it has been fixed up for that. It runs on lumber instead of coal. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:56:02 -0500 Boat and Kayak rentals <a href=""><img title="1192P1160046.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160046.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: These semi rafts are set up for the summer so tourists can rent kayaks and boats to have fun and explore Valdivia's river system. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 20:55:58 -0500 Modern Arts Museum <a href=""><img title="1192P1160056.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160056.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: View from the Pedro de Valdivia Bridge. This museum is built in the ruins of an old brewery that was destroyed in the 1960 quake. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:04:02 -0500 Firehouse underconstruction <a href=""><img title="1192P1160059.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160059.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is the newest firehouse of the german firehouse station, built in the isla teja (that before didn't have any fire stations; until now it's half way done, and when finished i'll have a small restaurant to help raise money for the volunteer firefighters. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:54 -0500 Proschelle Houses <a href=""><img title="1192P1160058.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160058.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Historical monuments, the one in the left has been empty for years, and the one in the right (slightly hidden by trees) there was a school until last year. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:48 -0500 Another view of the Valdivia River <a href=""><img title="1192P1160057.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160057.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: In the background, the port of Las Mulatas, on the left the riverside market, and on the right hidden behid trees, the historical museum SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:43 -0500 Collico steamboat and floating restaurant <a href=""><img title="1192P11600541.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P11600541.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The floating restaurant is called Camino de Luna, because of a folk song of the calle Calle river, named like that. In the background (on the left) is one of the most famous rowing clubs in Valdivia (Phoenix Club) and on the right is the University. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:35 -0500 View of the Valdivia river <a href=""><img title="1192P1160055.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160055.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Taken from the Pedro de Valdivia Bridge SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 14:03:21 -0500 Old and new <a href=""><img title="1192P1160045.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160045.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Old parking boxes in the front, new buildings in the background. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:58 -0500 Poor taste in design <a href=""><img title="1192P1160044.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160044.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is a soon to be finished hostel. IMHO, poor taste in design that ruins the view of the riverside walk and park. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:54 -0500 Conflicting land uses? <a href=""><img title="1192P1160043.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160043.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Shipyard right next to a 5 star hotel. Seen from the riverside walk. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:49 -0500 Shipyard <a href=""><img title="1192P1160042.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160042.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: As seen from the other shore of the river on the riverside walk. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:45 -0500 Black necked swan showing off <a href=""><img title="1192P1160041.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160041.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:40 -0500 German colonial house <a href=""><img title="1192P1160040.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160040.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Looks towards the river, has quite a big lawn and is used as a hostel I believe. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:27 -0500 Army's Officials party house <a href=""><img title="1192P1160039.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160039.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is an old german colonial style house reused by the army. Looks towards the river. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:22 -0500 Looking towards downtown on main street <a href=""><img title="1192P1160038.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160038.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: You must be wondering why are there no cars or busses if it's main street.. Picture taken on Sunday around 8:30 am. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:16 -0500 Palm trees in Valdivia? <a href=""><img title="1192P1160037.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160037.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: They seem out of place, but they've been there for ages, and they follow Valdivia's main street for a couple of blocks. On the background (red roof) is the municipal stadium. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:11 -0500 Close up of the Torreon del barro <a href=""><img title="1192P1160036.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160036.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:06 -0500 Torreon del Barro <a href=""><img title="1192P1160035.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160035.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Built in the 18th century by the spaniards to defend the city from foreign agressions and used as a watchplace of the city wall that was destroyed. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:53:00 -0500 Calle calle bridges <a href=""><img title="1192P1160034.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160034.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Taken from the same place as before, this pic look up river towards the abandoned train station. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:52:52 -0500 Down river view of Las animas <a href=""><img title="1192P1160033.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160033.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Taken from the riverside walk, in a part that is specially adapted to see rowing competitions. SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:52:47 -0500 Black necked swan swimming in the Calle calle river <a href=""><img title="1192P1160032.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192P1160032.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: On the other shore, the mostly industrial neighborhood of Las Animas SkeLeton Mon, 17 Jan 2005 12:52:40 -0500 Valdivia from Mount Oncol <a href=""><img title="1192Valdivia_from_Mount_Oncol.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Valdivia_from_Mount_Oncol.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: In the background, the City of Valdivia (that white blob :-p). In the foreground, the Cruces river. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:44:10 -0400 Riverside pier <a href=""><img title="1192Valdivia-5.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Valdivia-5.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is the riverside pier where all the turistic boats come and go. In the background, a research lab and the Cathedral. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:41:14 -0400 Summer Photo of the Pedro de Valdivia bridge <a href=""><img title="1192valdivia-4.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192valdivia-4.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: Also shown, the nautical area that only works during summer. In the background, the City Hall, the top of the Cathedral's tower and dowtown. This area is bound to change, due to a turistic project that will remodel a Hotel that is hidden under the trees and will put a 5 star hotel tower with casino and a mall. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:37:42 -0400 Downtown Valdivia from the river <a href=""><img title="1192Valdivia-3.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Valdivia-3.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: This is the confluence of the Cau-Cau and Calle Calle river that form the Valdivia river that later ends up in the sea. The area shown is the dowtown riverside residential area. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:33:09 -0400 Another view of Valdivia at sunset <a href=""><img title="1192valdivia-2.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192valdivia-2.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The Valdivia river and the Teja island, with some old german houses. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:28:54 -0400 View of the Valdivia river at sunset <a href=""><img title="1192Valdivia-1.JPG" border="0" src="" alt="1192Valdivia-1.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: SkeLeton<br /><br />Description: The Valdivia river and the Teja island, from Valdivia. SkeLeton Mon, 26 Jul 2004 22:23:07 -0400 Valdivia - Panorama <a href=""><img title="94Chile_-_Valdivia_-_Panorama_1.jpg" border="0" src="" alt="94Chile_-_Valdivia_-_Panorama_1.jpg" /></a><br /><br />by: Super Amputee Cat Super Amputee Cat Thu, 12 Feb 2004 21:22:31 -0500 Valdivia - Harbor View <a href=""><img title="94Chile_-_Valdivia_-_Harbor_View_1.jpg" border="0" src="" alt="94Chile_-_Valdivia_-_Harbor_View_1.jpg" /></a><br /><br />by: Super Amputee Cat Super Amputee Cat Thu, 12 Feb 2004 21:21:21 -0500