Category Archives: Chile

THE story of Catalina de Erauso.

Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades ("The nun lieutenant").
Catalina de Erauso (Engraved from her portrait by Pacheco, 1630.)

Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola (* 1592 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain; † 1650 in Cuitlaxtla, New Spain, today Mexico) was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).

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Traditional Huaso costume from Chile.

Traditional Huaso costume from Chile. Latin american folk dress.

Huaso, cowboy from Chile

Traditional Huaso costume from Chile.

The huaso, or cowboy of Chile´s central plain, is a picturesque, a character as the cowboy of North America`s western prairie.

Illustration by Jo Bartas.

Tierra del Fuego in South America

Inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego costumes. Yamana or Yaghan, Haush, Selk'nam and Kawesqar people

Inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego in South America.

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