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Punta Arenas: Historia y leyendas

La hoy denominada XII Región fue un ámbito poblado por cuatro pueblos originarios con distinta lengua y radicados en distintas áreas. Los Aonikenk ó Tehuelches… 208 more words

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Futuro esplendor: Poemas de Mariana Camelio

Quizás sea el pulso, pero en estos poemas de Mariana Camelio, la cartografía recorre la costas sin omitir, por ejemplo, que “varadas en la playa tres ballenas cantan como el metal”. 891 more words


Punta Arenas - Industrial wasteland at the end of the world

After the lush, green beauty of Chile’s Los Lagos district, flying into Patagonia was like soaring into another dimonsion. Over the course of the most remarkable plane trip of my life the trees, mountains and volcanoes gave way to gnarled shrubs, murky swamps and endless flatlands – an alien landscape that makes it hard to believe anyone lives this far south. 483 more words


These boots Weez made for walking

The arrival of Weez (uni friend) and Dan (Aussie tag along) signalled the start of an action packed schedule through Patagonia and we met them at our Santiago apartment. 1,333 more words

Cabo Froward, El fin del mundo

I left the United States from Newark Airport and after a few connections arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile. There I planned to do the Cabo Froward Trek a 4/5 day hike that ends at the southernmost point of continental South America. 1,536 more words

Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas (or historically known as Sandy Point in English) is the capital city of Chile’s southernmost region, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena. It lies atop rolling hills that look over the Strait of Magellan and acts as the gateway to Chilean Patagonia. 390 more words


The End of the World

We’ve reached the bottom of South America for us, firstly at Punta Arenas in Chile and then Ushuaia on Tierra del Fuego in Argentina.

At Punta Arenas I went on an all day trip to a King penguin colony, discovering that they are not found in Antarctica but on the subantarctic islands and a colony on Tierra del Fuego. 246 more words

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