TEPUHUEICO PARK – CHILOE
The park can be house to a number of threatened species together with the huillín (southern river otter), the guiña (a small noticed cat, the smallest cat in South America), the chilote fox, the pudú (the world’s smallest deer) and the monito del monte (one other small animal, approx. 10cm lengthy) this time a colocolo opossum (a South American marsupial).
Again to the stroll. Anybody of affordable health may benefit from the stroll, there are some steeper sections as you stand up via the forest after which the path flattens out towards the coast. I’m going to let a number of photos inform the story.
And did we see any of the threatened species; they’re all fairly small and largely shy creatures; our driver had seen the guiña and had an incredible image of a really darkish type of the cat, however the park saved it’s inhabitants hidden…. That’s till we had been having a glass of wine, and a few cheese and different tasty snacks in a small parking space when a pudu (the small deer) runs from the forest in full view. Our information the motive force and the park information, oh and me, rapidly tried to take photos (my digital camera would have taken too lengthy so IPhone photographs had been my solely possibility).
Returning to Tierra Chiloe is at all times a pleasing expertise the lodge is about in a shocking place on a peninsula overlooking the ocean, the rooms are very snug all have views out over a sheltered bay stuffed with oyster farms which additionally house to many hen species together with black-necked swans and Chiloe wigeon. Seaweed can be farmed within the bay – it’s small scale and a superb native trade and has been a part of Chiloe island tradition for a very long time. There’s a lot to do and to study right here; and I like to recommend ensuring you will have a while to easily chill out on the property, to take a brief stroll alongside the shoreline, a dip within the spa, and naturally benefit from the glorious meals and wine supplied.
I hope it’s not one other 12 years earlier than I return to Chiloe.
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Black-necked swans in entrance of Tierra Chiloe