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Patagonia: Land of Giants

Patagonia – By Irene Butler Published in TravelLady and Travel-Wise E-Zines In 1520 Admiral Ferdinand Megellan landed on the shores of what is now known as Patagonia and immediately encountered the Tehuelche tribe. Ranging between six and six-foot-seven they appeared gigantic to the Admiral and his crew of short-statured Spaniards. Some say naming of Patagonia (an…