Patagonia at a Glance: Discover the Best of the Southern End of the World

Patagonia is an extensive geographical, historical and cultural region located at the end of the world, encompassing the territories of Argentina and Chile. It is an exciting destination for nature lovers. Surrounded by untamed beauty where pristine nature still exists, the region is known for its arid plains, winds, breathtaking mountain vistas, glaciers, petrified forests, and diverse wildlife. It is a land with a strong cultural heritage with inhabitants proud of their history and traditions. Horse riding with Gauchos or staying in estancias are some of the exciting ways to connect with the land and the Patagonian culture.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

  • Chatwin B., 2019, in Patagonia, Vintage Publisher–Vintage Classics, ISBN 9781784875367
  • Moss C., 2008, Patagonia: A Cultural History, Signal Book Ltd.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Brief introduction of Patagonia first settlement and its history: General introduction to the Patagonia and its main facts, who were the first inhabitants of the Patagonia, its first sailors, and who were the most relevant foreign explorers and settlers: such as Magellan and Drake, Welsh migrants and gauchos, Salesians and sheep farmers.
  • Chilean vs. Argentine Patagonia: What are the geographical limits and what are the main differences and similarities between both countries. Discover the top experiences and sites that each country has to offer.
  • Best Way to Experience Patagonia: How to get there, when to go, what to do, and the most recommended itineraries, sights and excursions that will help to be inspired to travel.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a general knowledge of Patagonia, its history, geography, culture and traditions
  2. Name the differences between both Patagonian sides
  3. Name the most recommended itineraries, sights and excursions.
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