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January 26, 2014

Postcards from Readers: Chiloe Island, Chile

The photographer: Steven B. Raffin of Granite Bay

The photographer: Steven B. Raffin of Granite Bay

Behind the lens: Castro, a city on Chiloe Island, Chile, has a unique neighborhood of colorful homes built on stilts that protect them from flooding due to tidal fluctuations. This photo was taken on a Seabourn cruise from Valparaiso, Chile, around Cape Horn to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in late 2012.

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