We followed this valley till it expanded into a great plain, which reaches from the sea to the mountains west of Rancagua.
In this year 1814, the revolution in Chili was completely crushed by the defeat of the patriots at Rancagua.
Also Rancagua is the station for the Baths of Cauquenes to which there is constant journeying to and fro during the summer season.
Like in Rancagua the samples of merchandise on display in the shops are cloth, ponchos, and drygoods.
Rancagua has a floating population comprised of the mining element from the Braden Copper Company.
In comparing the two cities it is fair to say that Rancagua presents more activity in street life and in business.