Punta Arenas
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas -  Sarah Braun house which is now part museum and part the Jose Nogueira Hotel, named after her husband who died shortly after the house was built

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Sarah Braun house which is now part museum and part the Jose Nogueira Hotel, named after her husband who died shortly after the house was built

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Sarah Braun house which is now part museum and part the Jose Nogueira Hotel, named after her husband who died shortly after the house was built a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Sara Braun was born in Kiev, Ukraine. Her father, who was born in...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – the Rio de las Minas which runs through the city from the hills sometimes bringing gold dust with it water

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – the Rio de las Minas which runs through the city from the hills sometimes bringing gold dust with it water

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – the Rio de las Minas which runs through the city from the hills sometimes bringing gold dust with it water a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The Rio de las Minas runs down from the hills where there is gold which washes down periodically. In...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - The Russian Orthodox mausoleum of Sarah Braun and some of her family in the "Croatian" Cemetery

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – The Russian Orthodox mausoleum of Sarah Braun and some of her family in the “Croatian” Cemetery

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – The Russian Orthodox mausoleum of Sarah Braun and some of her family in the "Croatian" Cemetery a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Sara Braun is buried in a Russian Orthodox mausoleum along with some of her family members. Her brother was married to Josefina Menendez...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - Santuario Maria Auxiliadora, basilica belonging to the Salesian Order (Society of St. Francis de Sales) which is active throughout South America

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Santuario Maria Auxiliadora, basilica belonging to the Salesian Order (Society of St. Francis de Sales) which is active throughout South America

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Santuario Maria Auxiliadora, basilica belonging to the Salesian Order (Society of St. Francis de Sales) which is active throughout South America a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The Salesian Mission originates in Turin, Italy and was originally formed to help the poor created by the...
2010-12-27 Chile, Punta Arenas - view of the city from the ship with parallel streets, recently paved, extending back to the hills where there is gold mining going on

2010-12-27 Chile, Punta Arenas – view of the city from the ship with parallel streets, recently paved, extending back to the hills where there is gold mining going on

2010-12-27 Chile, Punta Arenas – view of the city from the ship with parallel streets, recently paved, extending back to the hills where there is gold mining going on a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Looking at the parallel streets of the city from the ship at the tourism dock....
22010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan and slightly westward toward Fuerto Blunes, the first settlement

22010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan and slightly westward toward Fuerto Blunes, the first settlement

22010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan and slightly westward toward Fuerto Blunes, the first settlement a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter View of the city from the lookout on the back hill, looking toward the Straight of Magellan. Between 1920 and 2000,...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – View from the lookout toward the Straight of Magellan a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter View of the city from the lookout on the back hill, looking toward the Straight of Magellan. Between 1920 and 2000, Punta Arenas was a small military outpost with muddy...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - One of the elegant old buildings in the center of down dating from around 1900

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – One of the elegant old buildings in the center of down dating from around 1900

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – One of the elegant old buildings in the center of down dating from around 1900 a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Between 1880 and 1920 Punta Arenas was a glittering social hub of economic activity and great wealth. The center of town still retains the...
2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - The luxurious Braun Menendez mansion now a city museum

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – The luxurious Braun Menendez mansion now a city museum

2010-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – The luxurious Braun Menendez mansion now a city museum a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Mauricio Braun, brother of Sara Braun, married his competitors daughter, Josefina Menendez in 1907 when his businesses were failing. Together they rebuilt their wealth and constructed this small but magnificent...
2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter In 1929 a dead indian was found and buried here with no monument. Word soon got around that the burial had miraculous powers and people flocked to...
2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – Monument at the tomb of the Unknown Indian in the Croatian Cemetery a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Every time I come to see the Indian he is adorned with new, fresh and different gifts. Here he has a pair of baby shoes. Was he...
2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas - A woman makes a prayer and leaves an offering at the shrine of the unknown Indian which is considered to have miraculous powers

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – A woman makes a prayer and leaves an offering at the shrine of the unknown Indian which is considered to have miraculous powers

2020-12-26 Chile, Punta Arenas – A woman makes a prayer and leaves an offering at the shrine of the unknown Indian which is considered to have miraculous powers a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter While I stood there watching, a number of people came by, prayed and left an offering....