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The ups and downs of Valparaíso, Chile

It's described as the Jewel of the Pacific, but you will need strong shoes, a head for heights and help from an unusual means of transport – the 'ascensores' – to get up Valparaíso's 42 hills Read the guide

Highlights of La Paz

Potions and ponchos, bowler hats and beer, entertaining festivals and a stunning natural setting - all part of the heady mix that makes Bolivia's capital of La Paz such a fascinating destination Read the guide