Embark on an exceptional experience followed through three adolescents from Rio, touring all over the world of Jeep within the overdue 50's.
A nice ADVENTURE
Without any relatives cash, with neighbors - Everardo de Mello Nogueira and Paulo Pinheiro de Andrade - directing a four X four, Gabriel rotated the area in the course of the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe and the US. in the course of 12 months, in 1957 lived nice adventures: climbed the Kilimanjaro, the Pyramids ... Crossed marshes and deserts.
In Europe, they crossed the English Channel and arrived in England. The project was once to wait the once a year Boy Scout Jamboree in 1957, once they took the line and crossed the sea, may move fifty seven nations onwards to Birmingham, England, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Scouting. not just did they succeed in their target yet stretched it to the Arctic Circle. They descended to Le Havre in France the place they back take a boat certain for Venezuela. From there, they descend to the Pacific coast, Argentina, crossed Rio Grande do Sul, and arrived in Rio again.
LOGISTICS IN 1957
The 3 boys communicated by means of letters in 4 carbon copies despatched to various locations, consistently to Brazilian embassies or consulates at the method. And it worked!
"We left naive teens, we got here again a 12 months later nonetheless younger, yet good lived!"
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Antonio Gabriel de Paula Fonseca Jr, eighty, is in everlasting circulate. a qualified engineer, he based and directed for greater than 30 years a metal fabrication corporation devoted to all types of development tasks. Son of a poet and pianist, grandson of writers and sculptors, he was once expert via his grandparents - Octávio Tarquínio de Souza and Lucia Miguel Pereira - below a robust cultural surroundings. In 1946, he moved to the Guinle Park house the place intellectuals similar to Afonso Arinos, Alceu Amoroso Lima, Antonio Candido, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Carlos Lacerda, Aurélio Buarque de Holanda, Candido Portinari, Rachel de Queiroz, Rubem Braga, Sergio Buarque de Holanda, Vinicius de Moraes and so forth. due to the fact youth he has been drawn to the humanities, and 50 years later he grew to become a comprehensive sculptor.
His grandfather used to be married to 1 of the main consecrated Brazilian sculptors, Maria Martins. In 1980, Gabriel makes use of his nice wisdom of the recommendations of fabrics to with no strings, freely, to play within the third-dimensional area. From his atelier or his workshop as he loves to name, poetic types, without cost. The gigantism of his sculptures, mild, flying and floating within the air could be noticeable in "Ritual do Vento", sculpture put in on the go out of the Rebouças Tunnel or within the "Instability", that's within the urban Park in Salvador. yet his works additionally traveled the area. They have been in Tokyo, Chicago, Lisbon, big apple and Philadelphia.
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