Punta Arenas Revival – Visit a Bit of France in Remote Patagonia, Part 2
March 5, 2019
Sociedad Explotadora gave Punta Arenas a reason to exist. European flair of a prosperous port, outsized to the population and remote location was largely the work of one woman, Sarah Braun. Widowed at age thirty-one...
Punta Arenas Revival – Visit a Bit of France in Remote Patagonia, Part 1
February 26, 2019
Punta Arenas, Chile’s most southern city, was a vibrant place from the 1880s until the Panama Canal opened in 1914. Sheep ranchers from Patagonia brought their herds to the giant processing plant and shipping operations...