Monumento al Indio Tehuelche, Puerto Madryn

Discover the history behind an unexpected cooperation between Welsh immigrants and indigenous Tehuelche people at Monumento al Indio Tehuelche. Built to commemorate the good relationship between the two groups--dating back to the arrival of the Welsh in 1865--the monument depicts a Tehuelche warrior brandishing a spear and gazing out to sea, atop a pile of rocks symbolizing the excavation that took place in the nearby cliffs. Join the warrior in surveying the ocean, and ponder how he must have felt when the first Welsh ships arrived. Plan my Puerto Madryn trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • During our tour we stopped for a quick photo opportunity. It is dedicated to the Patagonian Indians who helped the Welsh Pioneers when they arrived here.  more »
  • This is one of those 5 - 10 minute stops for a quick picture and maybe an overview of the area. We cert6 would not put it as a go to must stop but if you are driving by OK for a quick stop.  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful spots in Mandarin
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