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Thursday, 8 February 2018
Ruta 40 Argentina
Topic: Argentina Travel
 

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My Kingdom, my Hobby. How I have turned my hobby into a business.

Or maybe it was the other way round, I started this my art and antiques business and now its my hobby, anyway read on ............ 

The first project I began to work on was the on a toy museum. I found myself finding in flea markets, fairs and old toy shops beautiful and rare toys made in Argentina about which there was no information available. I looked everywhere until I found out that I couldn’t find it ‘cause it didn’t exist. All the amazing Argentine made toys I collected were made during the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, and unlike other countries in the world who worry about their history and cultural legacy, we –as a society- have let them in forget. So at the same time I collected vintage and antique toys I began to develop a research group who was in charge of finding all loose pieces available to complete the puzzle of the Argentinean toy industry’s history. The result has been so far not only encouraging but amazing, for besides of understanding the true nature of some of our most marvellous items, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing many of the most outstanding Argentinean industrials. The Museum has grown ever since I blended the objects with the information about them. And it has become to be the first virtual museum on Argentinean toys in the country and maybe even in Latin America. The feedback we’ve received throughout these incredible years of hard and full hearted work has given us strength and passion to keep on developing what so far is has come to be a brilliant idea. At the same time the Museum grew and I began to discover the richness in Argentina’s cultural and social history through means of one of its material productions: toys. A ticking question my toy oriented research unveiled was that every culture reflexes their vision of the world through their objects, and I found out that many American models that were been produced in Argentina were been adapted to the Latin American cultural public. So I began to wonder about how an immigrant built country’s objects would reflect this, and it has been quite a great surprise, the blend of the indigenous, colonial and immigrant cultures is superb down here and the objects these past generations have left us are outstanding. This is how ArtDealer, as a cultural and collectibles project began. My initial knowledge of art and antiques, and my experience with cultural research at the Museum were the foundation for Art Dealer begin to grow. At the same time, as I kept on travelling through the bewitching scenarios of the beautiful Argentina I began to understand a bit more about that eclectic and gorgeous culture that intrigued me so much about the objects of our forefathers. Precious treasures, hidden under the everyday life’s chores. To me this has been a discovering experience that has filled me with joy, and keeps on surprising me every day as a young child who begins to open up to the world’s marvels. When Argentina, during the 2001 crisis, began to open up to travellers from all over the world, who were coming to discover this wonderful place, I thought I had to share my experience with those who cherished culture, travelling, and discovering as much as I did. I also thought that if I were to travel overseas I’d love to do it the way the saying says: When in Rome, you do what Romans do… and nothing better than a Roman to show you how. To share my knowledge and discoveries, I designed custom made tours, not only ‘cause I like to work on a personal basis, but because I deeply believe each of us is unique and has different interests and passions and mass produced standard culture leaves out –some times- very important things. And for Buenos Aires, as every other metropolis has something to offer to each and every one of us, likewise Argentina. Nearly 12 years have gone by now since I’ve began to picture this broad cultural project, and each and every one of the days I’ve worked to develop my idea have been amazing, with its ups and downs, inputs and changes of direction. I’m very glad and grateful to be able to do what I love most and to be able to share it with others who, as myself find this lifetime experience unique and beautiful.


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Interested in buying antiques and collectibles from Buenos Aires or for that matter any other item that I have mentioned in any article you have found on this my web site, you can buy Toys from my museum and threw eBay, threw the Toy Museum on eBay press here; Toy Museum on eBay and threw The Buenos Aires ArtDealer, press here; Art Dealer on eBay From Art to Antiques. Or contact me direct. For more information :Email Bob Frassinetti. 

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Freud in Heaven here in Argentina
Topic: Argentina

When our country was giving its first steps as a new Nation, Freud was also doing so.

Born in May 6th, 1856, the forefather of Psychoanalysis is celebrating the 150 anniversary of his birth. Worldly famous for his theories on psychoanalysis and therapy, Mr. Sigmund leaves no one indifferent. Lovers and detractors from around the planet find in this occasion as an excuse to further a debate that has long walked along with the practice of the analysis of the psyche. 
In some way the world has divided upon this. Argentina can be described as the Freudian heaven with its incredibly high acceptance of the theory and large number of psychologists… Recent statistics point out a more than 600 Argentine per psychologist relationship… While in the US, conductive psychology, Jung and psychiatrists are the rule. May be Woody Allen is the exception to prove us right.
This man who invented the Oedipus complex was born 150 years ago in Moravia, now in the Czech Republic. According to his biographers, it was when he was training to be a doctor when he stumbled upon the theories of hypnosis and hysteria that were to lead him into a study of the human mind that would shake the foundations of Western thought. It's hard to believe now that there was ever a time when we didn't believe that childhood experience had a powerful effect on our adult life, that our dreams were mirrors of the psyche, that slips of the tongue are revealing, or that everything, ultimately, was about sex. Freud’s geniality lays not on the fact that he could come up with those ideas –that as a matter of fact were already in vogue when he was young- but on the fact that he was the first to formulate them into a coherent system of thought. He has been the leading intellectual force during the 20th century and nothing seems to be threatening this throne…
Perceived more like a climate of opinion rather than a single wise man, Freud has transcended Freud, to become the quintessence of modern ages. 
The world of the individual, the ideas, and the self is better understood thanks to him. 

It a complex discussion that only specialists can address, whether he was a right or wrong… However, as Argentines we cannot let this special occasion slip our minds and words. 
We Argentines are very Psychoanalyst fond. "Everybody jokes that the taxi drivers in Argentina read Freud, and they do”, everybody does… 
Tons of works trying to find out the reasons of this phenomenon have resulted in no good answer. Hence in this case conjectures can bring some light to it. The singularity of this situation in our perspective can be traced back to a simultaneous origin as we express on the article’s title. When Freud was being born, our Nation was doing so too. While Argentina got its independence in 1810, it wasn’t till mid 19th century when it found its way thru as the country we know these days. In between, there were regional pushes, civil wars, confrontations, different projects of Nations that were being debated simultaneously. Finally between 1852 and 1862, Argentina finds its own path. Argentina develops and growths together with Freud. And when our country is finally mature enough, so is Freud. 
In this immigrant’s nation, wholesome of individualities that needed to find their way thru a new place and world of significances, the aid of psychoanalysis would greatly be appreciated. 
No clear answers have arose regarding this matter, however, may be they are not needed… It’s just the way we are, like our mate, tango, grilling passion for meat and Latinized European feel of belonging to the world’s southernmost country. 


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Game's we play in Argentina
Topic: Argentina
Toad and Frog's, well, its not about kissing frogs, but throwing small coin like objects to the frogs mouth ……… 

The history of the Sapu, Sapo, Toad, Holly Board,or the Frog game is in a weird way particular and universal. 

Indeed this is a complex initial definition, but as we go on describing its history we’ll go figuring out that this is the most accurate definition that we can provide. 
We have stated in our previous research work [1] on the history of games and toys that there was one outstanding feature shared by the most popular games played by humanity (such as balls and dolls): they transcended oceans and continental distances, appearing in distant societies such as the American Mayas, the Egyptian and the Normans for example. 
There’s no exception to this rule in the case of this particular game that consists in a piece of furniture with several holes in the top surface plus obstacles to make these targets more challenging, to which the players toss small flat metal discs; the goal is to reach the holes which are further away and insert the chips tossing them from a pre determined distance.

According to game historians, the barrel game is one of the oldest ones within civilized humanity. Most common in settled populations especially due to the fact that this was a complex construction with much of craftsmanship involved not only in the developing of equal weight and diameter chips but also in the crafting of the furniture.
In Ancient Greece this was known as the broken pot game, it was mainly a warrior game because it favored the aiming skills at the same time it was a relaxing activity that took their mind off combat. The Romans that invaded and conquered Ancient Greece incorporated this game to their leisure activities. 

The Vikings and Normans also had a similar game, but instead of aiming at anaphors, they aimed at wooden barrels. 

At the same time, in the American continent, in the region that in these days is Bolivia and Peru, the Inca Civilization also had a similar game where the goal was to insert small stones into carved orifices. 


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Link to Photo Album Frog Game from South America 



It is without a doubt a skills game that has transcended distance and time gaps to a greater extent, for it has remained almost unaltered to our days. Because of the fact that it was played around the world by such a variety of cultures, because during the 18th century worldwide communications developed at an amazing rate bringing faraway locations closer, transporting inventions from one end of the world to an other, the origins of this game as we know it today are a mystery. 
But as always, history and archeological remains may help us unveil the mystery. 

There are two very strong turning points within the game’s features that we should take into consideration. 

On one hand we must take notice of the 16th century English version, especially to those of Norfolk and Essex. There is a great deal of name variations such as: Pitch Penny, Penny Seat, Penny Slot, Tossing the Penny or Penny in the Hole, however the game is essentially the same: pennies are thrown across the room and into a hole carved in the seat of a high-backed settle or wooden bench. It was mainly played in taverns and pubs. To our knowledge this is the first time that a piece of furniture is consciously altered for the game’s sake. While in ancient versions (such as those of the Romans, Greeks and Vikings) the chips were tossed into vases or barrels as an improvised container, in this English versions there was a special container.
On the other hand we find another early version within the Inca society. There’s a traditional fable from approximately the same historical period than the one we referred to in the English example that is before the Spanish conquest –hence it would be quite impossible that either society had known or imported the tradition from such far away regions. The ancient legend tells the story of the young Inca royalty members playing in the shore of the Inca sacred lake, the Titicaca, the royal family would throw gold pieces into the lake, hoping to catch the attention of the mystical amphibious creatures worshiped by this society: to the Incas the frog was a magical being, and they believed that if these powerful creatures catch a gold stone it was a sign of goodwill from the Gods, hence the person who had tossed the stone was awarded a wish. 
In honor of so many wishes becoming true, the Inca master ordered the palace craftsmen to work on a golden frog sculpture that featured an open mouth so as to make wishes come true. Soon this tradition became a royalty game and was christened: Sapu, the Toad or frog. 

If we take these as two of the early origins of the Toad game we will find that strangely enough the modern version merges both British low class furniture and an aristocratic golden toad of the Incas. As the game evolved in each of the regions we find also of innovations such is the case of the Inca version that it would latter feature a Golden sun in the back of the furniture, being this the highest rate hole; while in the old continent, ornaments and obstacles were added to the original furniture to make it harder and more exiting. 

As time went by we’re sure that these faraway traditions would influence each other in a variety of ways.
It’s important to point out that during modern times it wasn’t all about England and the Inca empire, there were several less complex versions in other European countries too. And as obvious as it seems that the influences within these sort of games traveled faster than men itself, evidence seems to point out that these were the initial focus from where it spread. Also, the Peninsular area of Europe that was very much in touch with the American continent might have been influenced by this royalty game more than the upper European classes wish to admit (specially because they considered the American pre Columbian population as inferior beings). In Portugal the game is called Jogo do Sapo, in France it is known as La Grenouille or Tonneau in Belgium Tonspel or Pudebak, and in Catalonia - La Rada. And the key word here being frog leads us to the South American Sapu- Sapo origin. Linguists will observe that these names mean "Frog" or "Toad" game. The reason for this is that generally the most difficult hole is in the shape of an ornate frog or toad in the centre.
Indeed the Toad in the board or Sapo game is an amazing and fun game to play in or outdoors, alone or in large groups, and it’s always fun to test your aiming skills as well as your patience when you’re not targeting correctly. 
The Sapo furniture can be either a table or booth featuring several holes or cavities. The goal of the game is to insert the metal discs into the most far away holes for these have the highest points. 
Each player’s score counts each toss and depend on the location and difficulty degree of the toss. 
On the back of the board there’s an old woman or a sun depending on the country’s tradition, plus there’s the traditional toad in the center of the board and to the sides there are a couple of metal mills that complicate the game a bit more. 
There is no limit of number of players. The distance between the player and the board should be at least 4 yards. 
It’s important to bare in mind that there are no written regulations to this game, they are usually commonly accepted by the participants, that including the number of players, the distance and the amount of chips that each of the contestants receive. 
The winner will be the one who reaches the high score mark previously agreed or the one who after several rounds has made the highest among the participants. 

Being this, such an ancient game that has survived throughout time the invention of toys and technological revolutions within the industry it shouldn’t surprise us that the toad game has earned a place in the pantheon of timeless amazing games together with the ball and the doll. 

[1] SEE the history of toys and games at www.the-ba-toymuseum.com.ar: 



Bob Frassinetti. Copyright 2007- 2010. Updated 2018 by Frassinetti.Biz Roberto Dario Frassinetti. Argentina.


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Updated: Thursday, 8 February 2018 5:13 PM
Historias del Camino Real por Laura E Gomez.
Topic: Noticias Camino Real

Historias del Camino Real por Laura E Gomez. 
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Quien es Laura E Laura E. Gomez

ANTESEDENTES DE TRABAJO

Laura Gómez es nacida en San Francisco del Chañar, desde chica le interesó la historia de su zona, gracias a la gran influencia de su padre que le inculcó desde pequeña el interés en la tierra, la naturaleza, la historia y arqueología.

Fue redactora y editora de la revista SOBRELMONTE, en el 2008 y en el 2010 en la revista LA MINGA, que publicaba la Casa Cultural del mismo nombre en San Francisco del Chañar; participó en numerosos estudios folclor lógicos en la zona de Catamarca y Tucumán con pueblos originarios, como diversos proyectos culturales en las sierras de Córdoba; tiene formación en ciencias naturales y sociales, ecología y medio ambiente

Actualmente, se desempeña como Guía a lo largo del Camino Real, y redactora y editora de su propio Revista "Historias del Camino Real" y parte del Grupo de "Independent Journalism on-line de NOTICIAS DEL CAMINO REAL" (Uniendo Pueblos del Camino Real, Buenos Aires-Alto Perú) de amplia difusión a nivel local y Mundial.

 

8 de Febrero del 2018 

San Fransico del Chanar y Updates on Argentina by Bob Frassinetti.

Buenos Aires Argentina. 


Posted by bob frassinetti at 1:38 PM
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
UpDates on Bob Frassinetti
Topic: Noticias Camino Real

Bob Frassinetti

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Bob Frassinetti Art and Antique Dealer, Collector, Editor an Cosmos World, Noticias del Camino Real, Updates on Argentina, ……..

E-mail:  admin@frassinetti.com
Location:  La Lucila, Buenos Aires, and Villa Devoto City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Birthday:  24 February, 1955

Bio:  Free Lance Journalist and Collector, iArtdealer Art Gallery / iArtdealer Biz in 5 Square Meters / 5 Metr Cuadrados / 5 Mètres Carrés As-it-happens update Noticias del Camino Real para / for Cosmos World Media/News/Publishing, Frassinetti.Biz, Frassinetti.Com, The Buenos Aires Toy Museum, Argentina Museum/ Art Gallery/ Real Estate Development in Villa Devoto and Villa Tulumba, Cordoba Prov. of Cordoba, and Ser Dueno de un Museo es possible Villa Tulumba and Villa Devoto.

 

 

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Bob Frassinetti, Entrepreneur in the World of art, art collecting and international antiques trader dealer as well as free lance journalist from Argentina, Buenos Aires, working on the web, writing both for pleasure and work on art, antiques and collectables, in and on Buenos Aires, Argentina as well are neighbouring countries, Chile and Uruguay. “I’ve written for several Travel Adventure, Art & Antiques Magazines on and off the web and have researched Toys made here in Argentina, as well as Travel Adventure from Route 40 and Lighthouse Adventures along the Atlantic and Pacific coast, following like always the Dakar Rally from 2009, …………..

 

Join me now as we are “Building a Gallery Museum in the Province of Cordoba” Real Estate Investment in Art Bricks and Land, we are and have purchased Land for cultivating Cactus Pear Fruit, and then processing it into wine and Vodka, we are Building a Gallery Museum to Exhibit local Art and Artist as well as our exclusivity Art and Toy Museum Collection ……..

 

………….. in Real Estate we are the first on to House Boats, with our project, Art + River Side Land = House Building Ideas, developing a plan for the Rivers and Lakes of Argentina a s well as the Delta Area next door to Buenos Aires, Capital City of the fascinating south of South America Country!

 

Travelling for Art and Antiques” in all South America and I have been on line since 1996 . Exporting Art and Antiques World Wide Living with art and antiques and travelling the south of South America. Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

 

Phone Argentina ph: +54 11 47990567 alt: +54 911 44753983

 

Bob Frassinetti is also an experienced Travel Adventure and … ” I’m also mentioned in Lonely Planets guide books for Buenos Aires & Argentina FAVOURITE QUOTES Ser Dueno de un Museo es posible Villa Tulumba Royal Road Camino Real Cordoba Argentina Be part of this Real Estate Development , here at the Villa of Tulumba , 1 1/2 hours drive from Cordoba s International Airport, …. our project Toy Museum Art Gallery, private apartment and pool, work on your art with local and famed artisans and artist of all kinds, be part of our Museum and this small community of 1200 souls living in a Village over 300 years old and known for being an open air museum due to its colonial buildings and Cathedral, folk art and music, religious tourism / unique light for painting outdoors, mild summer and winter, small hills and many sightseeing tourism from the times of the Inca Trail and then part of the Spanish Conquest of South America and silver/ gold trade as well as many a Festival de Doma y Folklore/ Cowboys horse and Folklore Festival ,…. The Last Ona; I was born in Mejillones, born and bred,. I’m Yahgana, I am, pure, from both my Father and my Mother’s side. The last of the Ona People, Ursula Calderon Bob Frassinetti Biz well know ART & ANTIQUES DEALER & guide on the WWW from 1996 and still going strong! Since a couple of Years ago we are Developing Ideas and Real Estate opportunities with our name, Frassinetti.Biz Real Estate Developer with a Brand known as Art + Bricks + Land and now Art + Water Front Real Estate + House Boat Developing here in and along the Rivers, Lakes and Delta Area of Buenos Aires, Argentina Address Bouchard 1170, B1637AZJ La Lucila, Argentina · “I’ve written for several Travel Adventure, Art & Antiques Magazines on and off the web and have researched Vintage Tractors to Antique Cars made or found in Argentina, Travel Adventure, to Toys made in Argentina, and following the Dakar Rally. For everything on Art & Antiques as well as Travel Information for Buenos Aires and Argentina http://www.frassinetti.com
Interests:  The past, … The first project I began to work on was the a toy museum. I found myself finding in flea markets, fairs and old toy shops beautiful and rare toys made in Argentina about which there was no information available. I looked everywhere until I found out that I couldn?t find it ?cause it didn?t existed. All the amazing Argentine made toys I collected were made during the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, and unlike other countries in the world who worry about their history and cultural legacy, we ?as a society- have let them in forget. So at the same time I collected vintage and antique toys I began to develop a research group who was in charge of finding all loose pieces available to complete the puzzle of the Argentinean toy industry?s history. The result has been so far not only encouraging but amazing, for besides of understanding the true nature of some of our most marvelous items, I?ve had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing many of the most outstanding Argentinean industrials. The Museum has grown ever since I blended the objects with the information about them. And it has become to be the first virtual museum on Argentinean toys in the country and in Latin America. The feedback we?ve received throughout these incredible years of hard and hearted work have gave us strength and passion to keep on developing what so far is has come to be a brilliant idea. At the same time the Museum grew and I began to discover the richness in Argentina?s cultural and social history through means of one of its material productions: toys. A ticking question my toy oriented research unveiled was that every culture reflexes their vision of the world through their objects, and I found out that many American models that were been produced in Argentina were been adapted to the Latin American cultural public. So I began to wonder about how an immigrant built country?s objects would reflect this, and it has been quite a great surprise, the blend of the indigenous, colonial and immigrant cultures is superb down here and the objects these past generations have left us are outstanding. This is how Art Dealer, as a cultural and collectibles project began. My initial knowledge of art and antiques, and my experience with cultural research at the Museum were the foundation for Art Dealer to begin to grow. At the same time, as I kept on traveling through the bewitching scenarios of the beautiful Argentina I began to understand a bit more about that eclectic and gorgeous culture that intrigued me so much about the objects of our forefathers. Precious treasures, hidden under the everyday life?s chores. To me this has been a discovering experience that has filled me with joy, and keeps on surprising me every day as a young child who begins to open up to the world?s marvels. When Argentina, during the 2001 crisis, began to open up to travelers from all over the world, who were coming to discover this wonderful place, I thought I had to share my experience with those who cherished culture, traveling, and discovering as much as I did. I also thought that if I were to travel overseas I?d love to do it the way the saying says: When in Rome, you do what Romans do? and nothing better than a Roman to show you how. To share my knowledge and discoveries, I design custom made tours, not only ?cause I like to work on a personal basis, but because I deeply believe each of us is unique and has different interests and passions and mass produced standard culture leaves out ?some times- very important things. And for Buenos Aires, as every other metropolis has something to offer to each and every one of us, likewise Argentina. Seven years have gone by now since I?ve began to picture this broad cultural project, and each and every one of the days I?ve worked to develop my idea have been amazing, with its ups and downs, inputs and changes of direction. I?m very glad and grateful to be able to do what I love most and to be able to share it with others who, as myself find this lifetime experience unique and beautiful. Bob Frassinetti

On Line since 1996, and Frassinetti.Biz Updates for Argentina Blog Created:  Wednesday, 25 August 2004
Last Updated:  Tuesday, 6 February 2018 – 3:24 PM


Posted by bob frassinetti at 3:56 PM
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
VISITE SAN FRANCISCO DEL CHAÑAR, DONDE VIVE LA HISTORIA… por Laura E. Gomez Periodista y Guia de Chañar.
Topic: Noticias Camino Real

 VISITE SAN FRANCISCO DEL CHAÑAR, DONDE VIVE LA HISTORIA…

 

Entre leves cerros y lomas, donde termina el cordón de Ambargasta, al norte, bien norte de la provincia de Córdoba, rodeado de palmares, talas, chañares y aromitos, se encuentra  San Francisco del Chañar, enclavado a la vera del  Camino Real, donde  respiras aire puro y despiertas con el canto de los gallos, el coro de chicharras y coyuyos, el arrullo de las torcazas y el trinar de gran variedad de aves; donde nadie cierra con llave, y caminas saludando al vecino… allí, en ese paraíso de la paz, se escribió parte de la historia nacional, por sus montes y caminos transitaron grandes personajes que lucharon por ésta patria, y mucho antes,  las corrientes colonizadoras, fundando ciudades y evangelizando al nativo.

San Francisco del Chañar es naturaleza e historia, un pueblo sencillo que lucha por salir adelante, con una población de no más de 3.500 habitantes, cuenta con las comodidades básicas para que el visitante se sienta como en casa.

Rodeado de bosque serrano, se encuentra en  una de las pocas zonas de la provincia de Córdoba que aún conserva gran parte de su bosque autóctono, con multitud de especies de flora y fauna para contemplar y disfrutar, dueño de un clima muy particular y único en la zona, el foráneo se encuentra con una gran amplitud térmica en verano, e inviernos fríos y ventosos que invitan a la reflexión al lado del calor del fuego en amena charla de historias y leyendas del pasado.

 

 

Caminando por sus calles, uno va descubriendo  a cada paso, una sonrisa, un saludo amable, un mate listo para compartir, una historia en cada esquina, un personaje típico de pueblo gustoso de contar anécdotas, en un ambiente seguro, sereno y confortable

 Primeramente,  en el lugar del actual pueblo, se asentaba  la estancia “El Chañar”, de los esposos Antonio  Lezcano y María Josefa Bustamante, que, el día 14 de agosto de 1778 testan dejando la propiedad y demás bienes, a la futura villa. Fecha que al día de hoy se toma como fundacional.

                                          

Sus orígenes poblacionales se remontan a la merced del  Cachi” de límites imprecisos, por una parte lindaba con tierras de las estancias de San Pablo, San Francisco y Santa Ana, por el norte con todo lo despoblado, hasta dos leguas

En el año de 1894 se da como concluida la primera parte de la construcción del templo a San Francisco Solano, la hoy “Catedral del Norte”, una imponente obra arquitectónica que es un ícono del norte cordobés, y a pesar de su centuria, sigue maravillando, tanto al visitante, como a los hijos del pueblo. El templo cuenta con una nave central y dos laterales, dos torres con sujeción, dos coros, dos sacristías y dos portadas colaterales a las naves externas, cuenta a su vez, con una puerta central de cuatro metros de alto. El templo mide cuarenta metros de largo por diecinueve de ancho. El 24 de julio se celebran las fiestas patronales a San Francisco Solano, que junto a la Virgen del Rosario, salen en procesión  alrededor del pueblo, acompañados por numerosa concurrencia de gente y gauchos de acaballo que rinden su homenaje al Santo Patrono; una demostración de la fe incondicional e inmemorial de los fieles al santito del violín, San Francisco Solano.

                                                                   

      

 

Numerosas construcciones antiguas forman el casco céntrico, casonas de adobe y barro que son testigos de un pueblo que transita estoico el paso del tiempo; La iglesia mira hacia el naciente, y custodia la plaza central, donde otrora fuera asiento del antiguo cementerio en épocas de la capilla vieja, que servía como oratorio, de la estancia que dio origen al poblado. La plaza también conserva, a modo de pequeño monumento, la piedra del antiguo molino harinero. Ésta actualmente, a mediados de febrero se colma de gente, artesanos, cantores populares y bailarines que se reúnen allí en el Festival Provincial de la Palma, que ya lleva 34 años desde su inicio.

Junto a las festividades del Santo Patrono, la traída del Niño del Cercado, es una de las más importantes, y original, de la zona. Cada 24 de diciembre, numerosa cantidad de gente inicia la peregrinación hacia el paraje de Los Cerrillos, en busca de la imagen del Niño, lo hacen caminando, la mayoría, pero hay quienes van a caballo, en moto o bicicleta, 23 kilómetros de ida, para regresar a primeras horas de la tarde, ya si, caminando o a caballo, en un profundo acto de fe, entregan el sacrificio de la caminata, otros 23 kilómetros de vuelta, con el Niño en andas, al son de los bombos y cajas, marchan  aquellos portadores de las angarillas con la santa imagen, escoltados por banderas, promesantes, y numerosos gauchos de a caballo, luciendo sus mejores galas en honor a éste niño por nacer, que llegará al pueblo en medio del tañir de campanas, el júbilo y la profunda emoción que conlleva semejante acto de entrega y fe, a la celebración de la misa, que por ser tanta la concurrencia, se lleva a cabo frente a la Catedral, luego que los gauchos pasan a rendir su homenaje y despedida  al Niño del Cercado, hasta el siguiente año.

 

VISITE SAN FRANCISCO DEL CHAÑAR, DONDE VIVE LA HISTORIA… por Laura E. Gomez Periodista y Guia de Chañar.


Posted by bob frassinetti at 3:24 PM
Updated: Tuesday, 6 February 2018 3:25 PM
Monday, 5 February 2018
Laura E. Gomez Admin del Grupo FB San Francisco del Chañar
Topic: Noticias Camino Real

 

 

 

Hola gente linda!
A modo de presentación quiero que sepan que éste grupo a sido creado para el crecimiento de la cultura,el folklore, las tradiciones y la historia de nuestro querido y muchas veces postergado Norte Cordobés, con sus agrestes paisajes, maravillosa gente y toda su riquísima Historia, unidos por un hilo conductor que es el Camino Real, que comienza a escribir la historia de nuestra tierra y sus Postas. 
Por él transitaron hombres de diversas procedencias y motivaciones,con intereses y necesidades muy disímiles, caracterizando la época en que lo recorrieron. Primeramente lo hicieron los conquistadores hispanos, gobernadores, oidores, regidores,religiosos y virreyes; les siguieron misioneros de diferentes órdenes,cómo franciscanos,dominicos, mercedarios y jesuitas; luego llegaron los comerciantes, arrieros y troperos, ejércitos con tropas y pertrechos.
El Camino Real fue testigo y parte en el paso de los ejércitos libertadores del general Manuel Belgrano, José de San Martín, Balcarce,Rondeau,entre otros. Están aquellos que marcharon a la tragedia,cómo Liniers, Orellana, Gutiérrez de la Concha, Facundo Quiroga, Francisco Ramírez entre los más destacados.
Hoy nos toca a todos recordar que nuestra tierra fue partícipe en la formación de la historia nacional,nos toca valorar aquellos hombres y mujeres que anónimamente participaron,ya sea dando de beber a los caballos en una humilde posta,o salvando distancias a modo de chasqui para comunicar nuestra Revolución de Mayo, cada ser que vivió a lo largo del Camino Real fue, de alguna manera,hacedor de nuestra historia.
Por ellos,y porque ningún pueblo debe desconocer su pasado si quiere construir un futuro los invito a acompañarme en éste apasionante viaje por el Camino Real.

 

 Laura E. Gomez Admin del Grupo FB  San Francisco del Chañar, Cordoba, Camino Real, uniendo Pueblos. Argentina. 


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