Deep dive into chilean voices from beyond the grave

Chilean boat salesmen reimagined by Virgile Abela

Cities and Memory - remixing the world, one sound at a time

Contributed by CitiesandMemory

At Muelle Prat in Valparaiso,


Competing teams of boat trip workers hawk for business, calling out for tourists to join a boat trip around the harbour. The rival teams are really competitive, and occasionally it spills over into a full-blown argument. Recorded by Cities and Memory. 

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