Chiloe: The Magical Island & How to Write a Descriptive Text

7TH GRADE ISE-1

Isla Grande de Chiloé, a 250 km long and 50 km wide rectangle, is the first island to come into view as you cross the Chacao Channel by ferry. The archipelago of Chiloé is composed of 30 islands, each of which offers visitors views of rolling hills and villages filled with brightly colored wooden houses. One of the first things that you will notice is the genuine charm of its people, the Chilotes –descendents of Spanish colonizers and the Huilliche people-, who are renowned for their hospitality. The colorful houses on stilts, or palafitos, have become one of the classic images of Chiloé, as have its 18th and 19th century wooden churches, 16 of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Ancud, Castro and Quellón are the most important cities of the area, as well as the up and coming Rilan Peninsula, north of Castro. These are just a few…

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Posted on October 23, 2014, in Uncategorized, Year 2014. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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