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Chiloé island is located 1186 kilometers from Santiago and 90 kilometers southwest of Puerto Montt. The island's name comes from the word Chilhué, which means 'place of gulls'. The island was discovered by the Spanish on November 8, 1553, achieving independence in 1926. Among its attractions are highlighted its wooden architectural structures as well as the stilt houses of Churches declared patrimony of humanity. The customs of its inhabitants mix mythology and Catholicism are very friendly and affectionate.

Palafitos
Palafitos
Achao church
Achao church
Ferry
Ferry
Chiloé algae
Chiloé algae
Chiloé algae
Port
The port of Valparaiso was one of the most active of the U.S. Pacific coast. It has lost its glory with the opening of the Panama Canal, which is no longer a necessary precursor before passing Cape Horn. It still retains its charm marked by its history.

 


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