Patagonia, Saturday, August 30, 2014

Regional Museums

  A Tour Towards the Past   Argentina  Comodoro Rivadavia - Chubut
A Tour Towards the Past
In the rooms of the Rada Tilly Regional Museum, we learned about the life of the first dwellers of Patagonia. Besides, we saw a replica of the Cave of Felines.
A Tour Towards the Past
  The Railway and the Port   Argentina  Comodoro Rivadavia - Chubut
The Railway and the Port
We visited the Railway and Port Museum in the city and learnt about the history of these two icons that were a watershed in Comodoro Rivadavia.
The Railway and the Port
  Tribute to Oil   Argentina  Comodoro Rivadavia - Chubut
Tribute to Oil
We visited the Oil Museum and learned about the origin of this important hydrocarbon.
Tribute to Oil
  Chronicles of a Shipwreck   Argentina  Puerto Deseado - Santa Cruz
Chronicles of a Shipwreck
When touring around the Mario Brozoski Municipal Museum, we learned about the odyssey experienced by the English corvette Swift while it patrolled the Patagonian shores.
Chronicles of a Shipwreck
  The Rails of Memory   Argentina  Puerto Deseado - Santa Cruz
The Rails of Memory
We visited the Train Museum. Inside the old railway station, we learned about the history of the Puerto Deseado – Nahuel Huapi branch line.
The Rails of Memory
  Escalada Museum, the Voice of Río Mayo   Argentina  Río Mayo - Chubut
Escalada Museum, the Voice of Río Mayo
Like all the towns in the provinces, Río Mayo offers the chance to learn about the local past by visiting the rooms of the regional museum located in the downtown.
Escalada Museum, the Voice of Río Mayo
  Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum   Argentina  Sarmiento - Chubut
Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum
The name of the museum (“Desiderio Torres”) pays tribute to a native dweller quoted by Francisco Pietrobelli, founder of Sarmiento, in his memories as a man of good who helped...
Visit to the Desidirio Torres Museum
Paleontology

Approximately 65 million years ago, a large percentage of vegetables and animals suddenly became extinct. It was in the late Cretaceous period and there are various theories about it. Some scientists attribute this event to a gradual process that finally led to selective extinction. Others assert that a catastrophe, such as an asteroid hitting the Earth, caused these species mass extinction.

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Patagonian wines

Located in the southern end of the American continent, Patagonia meets several natural conditions and characteristics ideal for growing vineyards.
Pure air, clear skies and endless silences are only interrupted by the whispers of the winds that cross the area from the Andes Mountain Range to the Atlantic Ocean, carrying the mysterious aromas of the bushes and the wild berries.

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