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The Gold fever in Patagonia – Part II

Se observa al Ingeniero rumano Julio POPPER, durante su exploración a la

Here is the second and last part of the story of the Gold fever in Patagonia. Julio Popper, the intrepid Romanian, settles in Tierra del Fuego and founds El Páramo, an  establishment dedicated to the extraction of gold. But it … Continue reading

Immigrants in Patagonia

Chivos en Andacollo, norte neuquino.

The colonization method used by the Spanish was quite different from the one exerted in the United States, which was based upon rural colonization. In our country the model followed was one of urban colonization and, as a consequence, huge … Continue reading

The Welsh in Patagonia

Campamento de inmigrantes galeses en las costas de Chubut.

It was 1865, long before Argentina began to show serious intentions of conquering and colonizing the south, when a group of Welsh settled in the lands that today belong to the Province of Chubut. This story deserves its own chapter. … Continue reading

The Gold fever in Patagonia – Part I

Julio Popper

It is not a secret that Patagonia shelters fantastic stories, inordinate men, almost impossible missions. Julio Popper and the search for gold is one of them. In this first part we tell you who this man was, how his life … Continue reading

Welsh History Is Still Alive in Patagonia

Ciudad de Puerto Madryn

There always is a pretext in order to submerge ourselves into the tradition of the welsh colonies in the south of Argentina, and the discovery of the remains of a 1850 ship is a more than sufficient reason to dedicate … Continue reading

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