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Punta Arenas and Patagonia

April 13th 2014
I'd come to one of those mythical places that conjures up images of adventure and a palpable sense of history! Punto Arenas, the capital of the Magellanes and Chilean Antarctica Region, is the southern-most point on continental South America, and sits on the Straits of Magellan with a view across to Tierra del Fuego. What a thrill! Upon arrival, I immediately headed to the waterfront to see ... read more
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Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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14th April 2014

Always remembered
Seems that Punta Arenas has everything...incredible sunsets...views to the end of the world...and fabulous resting places to enjoy it from. Thanks for the historical accounts...and as always the etherial hues that colour memories of the wilds & wonders of Patagonia.
14th April 2014

Yes, PA has everything!
Glad you remembered, too, my Patagonian brother, the wonder of Punta Arenas, since it seems so many others just breeze through this lovely city. Ethereal hues and even cloudy days are sweet in Patagonia.

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