El Desafio (The Challenge) : Recycling park
Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records for 1998 under Largest
constructions is El Desafio (The Challenge) recycling park.
began his fabulous, fantasy park in 1980. In the ten years until
its opening he used 30000 drink cans, 25000 balls of thread,
5000 plastic bottles, 5000 metres of telephone cable, 12000 oil
tops, 50000 bottles of wine and beer in addition to discarded
televisions, fridges, washing machines and water tanks. El Desafio
is still growing …
"When poets point to
the stars, the stupid
look at the finger."
says one of the signs
in the park.
"The world is a gift,
you only have to know
how to unwrap it."
"It's good to give advice,
but better to show by example."
"Happiness doesn't come ready made,
you have to make it."
"The most wasted day is the day
when you haven't laughed."
"What you don't start, you never finish."
"How wonderful it is to go barefoot, when you have shoes."