Thursday, 31 July 2008
...life is here in this very split second....can not get ready for life It is here right here and right now... it doesn not mean that Piaui sucks....go ahead and enjoy your life....we will be here anyway in the end. Study hard and drink and "feel free" harder than never before...by the way, not much effort is necessary to locate funner arseholes than we are...to finixi it is in Piaui where best pot is cultivated....go ahead and "cut your tail" sophisticatedly.(LOL)
Saturday, 26 July 2008
que tem conseguido os melhores resultados
nas versões anteriores da Jungle Marathon.
Para este ano, ele entusiasmado,
promete quebra de Recordes na Jungle marathon que já são seus.
Friday, 25 July 2008
Wednesday, 23 July 2008
Tuesday, 22 July 2008
Competitors in all distances are required to be self-sufficient from their arrival in Brazil until the finish lunch at the end of the 200km stage. Runners are required to carry their foods and provisions during the race and we will provide them with bottled water at designated checkpoints.
The Jungle Marathon will take place in the Tapajos National Forest, a 600 thousand hectares of preotected Rainforest in Santarem Brazil, in October 2008. Due to the isolated location and extreme conditions of this race, places are limited. Be a part of this incredible adventure.
Monday, 21 July 2008
I was just visited by Shirley Thompson, the idealiser of Jungle Marathon.
I have great admiration for her as a woman of attitude and as a transparent friend.
The jungle Marathon is an amazing event in the heart of Brazilian Amazon in which local communities are truly involved and benefited and participants from all over the world have a chance to learn about the Tapajos National Forest and its people plus run the wildest marathon in the world.
I was the photographer and interpreter from last year's version. I am happy to know that some of the runners are returning again, an evidence that the competition is quite terrific, and the 2008 version will ceratainly be much much better. I am sure everyone will be much more fitted.
The Jungle Marathon is a stage race that takes place in annually in the Floresta National de Tapajos, in the Amazon Jungle in Brazil. Approximately 75 competitors take part in the event each year, from around the world. There are two options of distances for the competitors to take part in, either 200kms over 6 stages, or 100kms over 4 stages... the highlight of the longer distance is 'the long stage', which is 80kms and has a time limit of 35 hours!
The runners will be self sufficient, carrying all food and provisions for the duration of the race. Bottled water will be supplied at designated checkpoints. Nights will be spent sleeping in hammocks along the shores of the Tapajos river. All competitors will be required to provide their own hammocks (which should include a mosquito net and rain fly sheet).
The course route will follow pre-existing paths, tracks and trails through primary jungle. There will be natural obstacles to pass including streams and shallow rivers. The route will be marked using coloured tape, paint markings and the use of landmarks. Each competitor will be supplied with a route book, and should be able to navigate. There will be a night stage, which should be illuminated. Distances for each stage range between 13 and 80 kilometres.
Friday, 18 July 2008
was one of my dearest school-mates at Dom Amando School. Today I am his greatest admirer. Frankly speaking I have always seen him with much affection and admiration. He comes from a humble family and right after he graduated from High School he moved to Sao Paulo for learning Russian and studying Theatre. A few years later he directed Marilia Pera in Brazil and in London.
Currently he working at SBK Productions of Sir Ben Kinsgley, known for performances in Schindler's List and Gandhi amongst others.
He is directing with Powell Jones Eça de Queiroz's Cousin Basilio well-studied and reccomended by our literature teacher at Dom Amando. Here is one of his recent photographs, London is doing him good!!