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ON TINTIN'S TRACKS
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|Leaving "on Tintin’s tracks" still is for many people an unfeasible dream with too many uncertainties about the destinations and often too little free time for travelling. Two students have fulfilled that crazy dream that, once at least, have crossed everyone’s mind between 7 and 77 years old: walking on the steps of the most famous reporter of the comic stripes’ history. THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: a two year long world tour through 47 countries…
« It’s always the first step which counts »|
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|Categories: Adventure, Teenagers, Youth, Travel, Offbeat, Men Interest, Family, Outdoor|
|« It’s always the first step which counts »|
Leaving "on Tintin’s tracks" still is for many people an unfeasible dream with too many uncertainties about the destinations and often too little free time for travelling. However, who did not have once, during a journey, the impression of living the same situation and emotions that Tintin lived in his adventures? In Africa in front of a giraffe, in Scotland during the visit of an abandoned castle, or, more simply, in a desert facing a real mirage of heat…
"Tintin exists, I met him". This Albert Alguoud's quotation, French humorist, has always been in our mind during the 9 months preparation of our “Tintinéraire” and during the two years journey for its realization as well.
We decided to find through the albums and all the others Hergé’s available documents, the most important places, people and situations of this small hero’s adventures that are nowadays translated in 127 languages and 23 dialects.
Even if the idea could be captivating, we had several doubts concerning the feasibility of our project on the tracks of the small reporter and for its fulfilment on the ground. The spot would not have been easy: leaving a comic strip and joining the reality of a priori hostile world, since it was still unknown.