“From there came the famous Bio-Bio, that which divides Penco from the State, that of the Nivequetén, abundant river, and of others coming to the sea, accompanied, where with swiftness and new determination, in fine order and a well-formed squadron, I went from Andalién, the uneven mountain range, stepping on the araucana and fertile earth.” (The Araucana) The captain Alonso Ercilla y Zúñiga, endowed with a poetic sensibility, retelling as what he lives and observes, and highlights the value of the arauacano population and Spanish people, as well as the beautiful landscapes in which the conquest took place. His work represents a valuable testimony of the historical epic of our country.