Statue with map, rudder and navigational instruments.
12 ottobre 1492
navigare necesse est
vivere non necesse
The statue is a gift of the Italian colony to the city of La Paz.
The Latin quote, "Navigare necesse est, vivere non (est) necesse" means "it is necessary to sail, it is not necessary to live", or better "We have to sail, we do not have to live" (see here)
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Exact Location Unknown
Item Code: bo001;
Added: 7 December 2006
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