Patagonian Stories

Patagonia has long since inspiring people from all over the world. From time to time we find some of these nice stories that we like to share with you here. We hope to meet a lot of inspiring travelers at Bordemundo in the future.
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The now extinct Selk'nam people from Patagonia

Selknam, Hain Ceremony, Tierra Del Fuego By Martin Gusinde, 1923 Kataix, spirit of the hain ceremony Klóketen.

A glacial lake in Chile's southern Andes has disappeared, and scientists want to know why. The disappearance of the five-acre lake in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park was discovered in May 2007 by park rangers. Where the lake had been in March, they found a dry crater as well as several large pieces of ice that used to float atop the water. "The lake had simply disappeared," said Juan Jose Romero, regional head of Chile's national forest service, or Conaf. "No one knows what happened."

Huge Lake in Chile Disappears Overnight

first geological map of patagonia drawn and colour-painted by charles darwin, c1840.

first geological map of patagonia drawn and colour-painted by charles darwin,

180° SOUTH: CONQUERORS OF THE USELESS follows Jeff Johnson as he retracesthe epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life - and prepares himself for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. Jeff's life takes a turn when he meets up in a rainy hut with Chouinard and Tompkins who, once driven purely by a love of climbing...#patagonia #chile #facts #stories #rumors #interesting…

The adventure of a lifetime! Inspired by Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins' 1968 excursion into Patagonia, adventurer Jeff Johnson sets out to retrace the f

This could also go in "Mad Respect" but Yvon is the creator of the outdoor apparel brand, Patagonia. He writes this story of how he discovered and formed this business.  Will be a coffee table book in that McDreamy home one day.

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman / Edition 1

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman by Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia.

No jellyfish,sharks,or seaweed!! worlds largest swimming pool  If you want to take a dip in the world’s largest swimming pool you’ll have to travel to San Alfonso del Mar in Algarrobo, Chile, where a computer-controlled suction and filtration system continuously pumps water from the ocean, keeping crystal clear.

No jellyfish, sharks, or seaweed! World's largest swimming pool - in San Alfonso del Mar in Algarrobo, Chile - 1013 meters long covers 80 acres, its deepest end reaches and it holds 66 million gallons of water.

Trempulcahue  by *GENZOMAN  Trempulcahue is a mapuche myth of my country (chile) four old womans are turned in whales for carry the souls of the dead people and spirits to the "Ngill chenmaywe", there, the alhue ( spirits) can start the long travel.... the myth is similar to caronte´s myth. (psychopomp)

This is the coolets school of blue whales I ever seen. Nice anime wallpaper too.

Cristina calderon the last of a race.

Cristina calderon the last of a race.

This Honda made it from Chile to the States in one tour! Increiiiiible! #motorbike #travel #mototravel #chile #patagonia #travelchile #moto #motos

This Honda made it from Chile to the States in one tour!

The Patagonien Experience: Six European alpinists are challenged by the extreme conditions at the end of the world. Success and big grins are matched by bad weather and disappointment. Six personalities, three different stories and one great climbing movie.

The Patagonien Experience: Six European alpinists are challenged by the extreme conditions at the end of the world. Success and big grins are matched by bad weather and disappointment. Six personalities, three different stories and one great climbing movie.

Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia.

Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia.

Awesome story of Faustino living alone in the remotest part of the Patagonia. Great viewing.

Awesome story of Faustino living alone in the remotest part of the Patagonia.

Awesome story of Faustino living alone in the remotest part of the Patagonia. Great viewing.

Awesome story of Faustino living alone in the remotest part of the Patagonia.

Giancarlo Ceraudo - Patagonia rebelde - beautiful story.

Giancarlo Ceraudo - Patagonia rebelde - beautiful story.

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