Patagonia, the discovery

Patagonia: a word that transports the reader to a magic, fascinating territory. As vast as it is unknown, it is conjured up in our imagination in many different ways. It has always been a land of conquest and colonization, ever…
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Father de Agostini

This is the profile of one of the last explorers of the Extreme South: Father Alberto María de Agostini. A link between the old explorers and the modern travelers, Father de Agostini is an example of tradition and modernity united…
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Saint Exupéry in Patagonia

More than 100 years ago, on June 29, 1900, Antoine de Saint Exupéry was born in Lyon, France. The famous author of The Little Prince, was destined to create ties of affection, inspiration and love with Argentina, and in particular…
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Travelers and Scientists

Travelers and scientists are a different, special category of explorers. They no longer seek, like their predecessors, for gold or personal wealth. Instead, they are driven by the need of knowledge and the discovery of new species in order to…
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The First Explorers

It is not certain who discovered Patagonia. Some say it was Americo Vespucio during his expedition in year 1502. However, the man who first spotted the inhabitants in this land, the Patagones, was Ferdinand Magellanin 1520. Elcano, the only survivor…
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