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The Hiker
(L 18 x H 39) cm

1,210.00 AED
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Style No. FO85551

Description

At the tourist office of the Los Alerces National Park in Patagonia, the forest ranger noticed that I had selected the most difficult trail. Suspicious, he asked me if I was in good enough shape to accomplish such an adventure. I cannot deny that I felt a little offended.  “Of course “, I lied with aplomb.

I attacked the trail with a strong step. The first hour would have been easier without the nettles, mosquitos, blood suckers, and the fact that my right boot sole became unglued.

Then, things got a little complicated due to my problems of vertigo and tachycardia, and the fact that the trail climbed up to a cliff of 250 meters between enormous slippery rocks. I felt a little pain in my chest, my heart began to beat faster. I took my pulse, counted 140 beats per minute…. and my sight started blur.

Six hours later, when I opened my eyes in the medical evacuation helicopter which was transporting me to the hospital, I asked the medic if I could continue my climb. “Given your state of health”, he answered flatly, “you won’t be able to even climb a stool.”

Forchino sculptures are produced in resin and hand-painted to bring every detail to life. Some pieces are mixed media, with bits of string, wire and artificial grass adding an extra touch of realism.

About the Brand

The comic art of Guillermo Forchino, fully handmade and hand painted, adds humor to one’s heart and a unique touch to one’s space. Discover Forchino’s peculiar collections to find the perfect gift.

Product Details

Designed in France.

Product type: Sculpture
Material:
 Resin, hand-painted
Dimensions: Large (L 18 x W 18 x H 39) cm
Weight: 2.5 kg
Product care:
* Handle with care to avoid risk of damage or scratching the products.
* Clean with a soft, dry polishing cloth.
* This product is not suitable for children. Small and/or broken parts may present a risk of injury.

Packaging dimensions: (L 24 x W 24 x H 45) cm

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