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Chatwin's journey wasn't about the final destination but the people he encountered, who ranged from horny gauchos to a homophobic and legless Ukranian woman. 

 

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Patagonia 3

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He went in search of a cave near Puerto Natales where his great uncle had found a piece of Mylodon skin that fascinated Chatwin as a child. When he got there all he found was a bit of red hair and a lot of dung.

Patagonia 2

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The legend goes that Bruce was on assignment in New York but never returned only sending a telegram 'Gone to Patagonia for four months' to his employer, the Sunday Times.

Patagonia 1

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In 1974 Chatwin packed his bags, put on his best khaki shorts and embarked on a voyage which would result with his novel "In Patagonia"