Copihue    This beautiful flower, called Copihue, is the national flower of Chile.    Copihue, Copiu (map), Lapageria rosea. Planta trepadora, ramosa, de hasta 6 m. de alto. Flores hermafroditas, solitarias, rojas, blancas y rosadas, de forma acampanada. De 6 pétalos, de 7-10 cm. de largo por 2-2,5 cm. de ancho. Es la flor nacional de Chile. Sus frutos son comestibles.

This beautiful flower, called Copihue (Lapageria rosea), is the national flower of Chile.

Curanto. From the South of Chile // Del Sur de Chile

Curanto al hoyo. Typical of southern Chilean Patagonia. It makes a hole in the ground. They put burning charcoal embers stone covered with pork, beef, poultry, seafood, potatoes. Cover with plant called Nalca.

The Caballo marino chilote (chilote sea horse) is an aquatic creature of the Chilote mythology of Chile, that bears some resemblance to the hippocampus.

Caballo Marino chilote- Chilean myth: a horse that had a fish tail instead of hind legs, webbed paws, and a golden mane. It was invisible to all except those who had magical powers.

El Chupacabra (Spanish for “goat sucker”). The first reported attacks occurred in March 1995 in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Brazil, the United States, and Mexico. The most common description of Chupacabra is a reptile-like being, appearing to have leathery or scaly greenish-gray

Sideshow banner at the 2005 Erie County Fair (New York) The first reported sighting of the chupacabra came from the town of Canóvanas, .

"PALAFITOS de CHILOE"_________

"PALAFITOS de CHILOE"_________

Legend has it that the Chonchón is an evil and much feared presence in rural areas of Chile and part of Argentina. The fear of this creature is that it would be really a Calcu (Mapuche who practices evil with spirits), or a witch or a powerful wizard who knows the secret of Calcu about the mysterious power of flight turned into the dreaded Chonchón.

Legend has it that the Chonchón is an evil and much feared presence in rural areas of Chile and part of Argentina. The fear of this creature is that it would be really a Calcu (Mapuche who practices evil with spirits), or a witch or a powerful wizard who knows the secret of Calcu about the mysterious power of flight turned into the dreaded Chonchón.

mythology and legends wall Chiloe, Chile

mythology and legends wall Chiloe, Chile

mythology and legends wall Chiloe, Chile

mythology and legends wall Chiloe, Chile

Sixth Museum mural by Mario Moreno and Soledad Vargas, (Sofrenia and Reciclandomuros) street painters in the towns of Puente Alto and Renca respectively. This time, our mural is part of the concept of Myths and Legends Chilean illustrating several of them in the design, which was made with latex paint on concrete wall.

Sixth Museum mural by Mario Moreno and Soledad Vargas, (Sofrenia and Reciclandomuros) street painters in the towns of Puente Alto and Renca respectively. This time, our mural is part of the concept of Myths and Legends Chilean illustrating several of them in the design, which was made with latex paint on concrete wall.

Caleuche is a ship that sails and roam the seas of Chiloé and southern rivers. Is manned by powerful sorcerers, and on dark nights will brightly lit. In his voyages aboard listening to music constantly. Hidden in the midst of a dense fog, which he produced. Never navigates daylight.

Caleuche is a ship that sails and roam the seas of Chiloé and southern rivers. Is manned by powerful sorcerers, and on dark nights will brightly lit. In his voyages aboard listening to music constantly. Hidden in the midst of a dense fog, which he produced. Never navigates daylight.

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