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José Rodrigues Belchior - Culatra, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 36° 59.702 W 007° 50.517
29S E 603047 N 4094948
Quick Description: This is a citizen memorial built by the community of Culatra, an island off Faro, probably the Southernmost village of Portugal.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/7/2014 5:29:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMMV6C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Culatra it's a village and also an island of Faro. It's a traditional fishing community with strong bonds to the Atlantic ocean. No surprise that most of the people there have jobs related with the sea and many are sailors. That was the case of José Rodrigues Belchior who participated in a historical navigational trip from Portugal to Brazil which took place in 1958-59. That's what this homage is about... to a man who was born in the village and who took place in such a trip:

Homenagem da População da Culatra a
José Rodrigues Belchior
ilustre filho desta ilha
relembrando a histórica viagem
Culatra - Porto Seguro / Brasil
de 1-10-1958 a 29-6-1959
a bordo do saveiro Natalia Rosa
Culatra 10 de Junho de 2001


Homage from the community of Culatra to
José Rodrigues Belchior
notorious son of this island
as a remembrance of the historical trip
Culatra - Porto Seguro / Brasil
from 1st October 1958 to 29th June 1959
on board of the board Natalia Rosa
Culatra, 10th June 2001
Location: Near the village of Culatra

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: Not listed

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