Sophie is hurriedly tapping away on this one, but till she’s done, here are some pictures!

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Colourful shops in Ancud
Colourful shops in Ancud
Street view, Ancud
Street view, Ancud
Chiloe is famous for its wooden churches. Here is street art of one.
Chiloe is famous for its wooden churches. Here is street art of one.
Typical Chilote countryside
Typical Chilote countryside
Otter
Otter
Penguins at Punihuil
Penguins at Punihuil
Colourful rocks on the Islets of Chiloe
Colourful rocks on the Islets of Chiloe
Punihuil coast
Punihuil coast
Say "Cheese!"
Say "Cheese!"
Whale skeleton at a rustic museum
Whale skeleton at a rustic museum
These wooden shingles are typical of the Chiloe area
These wooden shingles are typical of the Chiloe area
The towns more than make up for the drab weather with colourful paint
The towns more than make up for the drab weather with colourful paint
Lots of tin as well
Lots of tin as well
Colours
Colours
Some interesting architecture too
Some interesting architecture too
Our first lodging, very much a granny flat
Our first lodging, very much a granny flat
No two houses the same
No two houses the same
Ancud dock
Ancud dock
Ancud rural markets
Ancud rural markets
It's ok I'll just catch a horse cart
It’s ok I’ll just catch a horse cart
Tepu forest
Tepu forest
Old couple's house where we bought some bread
Old couple’s house where we bought some bread
We played with this dog for hours... He was a giant puppy
We played with this dog for hours… He was a giant puppy
Cow by the beach
Cow by the beach
Beach near Cucao
Beach near Cucao
Lotsa bubbles!
Lotsa bubbles!
Boat at Cucao
Boat at Cucao
Cucao bridge
Cucao bridge
Titanic!
Titanic!
Boat-Bridge
Boat-Bridge
Traditional stirrups
Traditional stirrups
Some very interesting old doors
Some very interesting old doors
This dog is STANDING up, he could also move along the fence while still standing... very talented
This dog is STANDING up, he could also move along the fence while still standing… very talented
Haircut?
Haircut?
Castro street
Castro street
Castro markets, more jerseys than you can point a wallet at
Castro markets, more jerseys than you can point a wallet at
Traditional dolls
Traditional dolls
Restaurants on stilts, Castro markets
Restaurants on stilts, Castro markets
Castro food market
Castro food market
Cheese, veggies, dried molluscs, they have it
Cheese, veggies, dried molluscs, they have it
All manner of fresh seafood. I don't recommend the urchin.
All manner of fresh seafood. I don’t recommend the urchin.
Dried Mussels
Dried Mussels
Sargasso weed salad. My tummy hasn't been the same since.
Sargasso weed salad. My tummy hasn’t been the same since.
House in Achao
House in Achao
Wooden Church in Achao, first built in 1730.
Wooden Church in Achao, first built in 1730.
One of many many wooden churches in Chiloe
One of many many wooden churches in Chiloe
Lunch of champions!
Lunch of champions!
Wooden church in Dalcahue
Wooden church in Dalcahue
Nativity scene, Chiloe style
Nativity scene, Chiloe style
Wooden church, Castro
Wooden church, Castro
Castro church. Wood on the inside, tin on the ouside
Castro church. Wood on the inside, tin on the ouside
United colours of Chiloe
United colours of Chiloe