Photographer's Note

Big Rock with almost 1500m of altitude is in the mountain range of the Itapetinga, in area of ambient preservation. The dense vegetation, many flowers and the pure water of springs are the attractive extras. The place, that became point of meeting of practitioners of flight-free and already he was palco of some championships of this esportiva modality, can be reached by km 61 of highway D. Peter I
The sprouting of Atibaia is on to the history of the São Paulo bandeirantes that had tamed vast territory in search of wealth. In its trips for the hinterland, the bandeirantes looked to places for the rest, generally next the rivers. One of these places, to the side of the River Tubaia, was very appreciated for being close to the Village of São Paulo, in the way for bandeirante Gerais.O Mines Hieronymite of Camargo, in one expeditions, ordered to construct a small chapel to them in a next hill to the river, to place the image of Is João Baptist, of the which devoted age. In June of 1665, this place of stop passed if to call "Small farm They are João Baptist of Tubaia". For order of the Chamber of São Paulo, the Matheus priest, folloied of Guarús indians, started to form a next village to the chapel. In 1761, the village was raised the Clientele, already with the name of Atibaia, that it means, in the language of the indians, tame river of pleasant water to the palate. In 1769, the City was raised and, in 1770, it was installed first City council, occasion of great solemnities in the survey of the Pillory. Since then, Atibaia has participated actively of many historical facts. The city already was known of D. João VI that, in one of its tickets, it spendt the night in the solar one of the square of the Matrix. From century XIX, church was retired and was constructed to it the building of the public chain. In the beginning of century XX, they had entered in functioning sewer service and canalized water, was constructed the Pertaining to school Group and installed it electric light. The disactivated building of a fabric plant certifies that, one day, if even considered the creation of a textile industry, in Atibaia.Em 1945, the city was recognized as Hidromineral Ranch and, in 1978, was transformed into Tourist Ranch.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Goncalo Lopes (Bluejeans) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9250 W: 115 N: 13285] (64251)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2006-04-29
  • Categories: Natura
  • Camera: Olympus 5050
  • Esposizione: f/4, 1/1000 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2007-04-23 16:29
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