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Fiestas y familia en Colombia

January 28, 2012

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Hacía seis años que no íbamos a Colombia los seis juntos. Eran tantos lo buenos recuerdos que guardábamos de la última vez que todos teníamos unas ganas locas de llegar. La verdad es que el recibimiento de la tierra natal de Mona, no podría haber sido mejor, sobretodo después de la experiencia de 5 días […]

Entrepreneurship & other thoughts along the way

January 4, 2012

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Behind the steering wheel, inspired by conversations and observations during our drive  through Mexico, Central America and Colombia, my thoughts have returned to the concept of entrepreneurship – how it may be observed along the road and the potential drivers of the entrepreneurial process. For simplicity, I define entrepreneurship as all business start-ups and continued […]

Vehicle & Equipment: Experiences after 25000 km

January 3, 2012

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The car is a Toyota HDJ80 Land Cruiser (1997) equipped with a roof tent (OverCamp), a 250 liter water tank, an extra 20 liter diesel tank, an inverter (12V to 220V) and a GPS. The following is a brief non-technical summary of our experiences with car and equipment after 25000 km  on the road. Mechanically, […]

Traveling with Diabetes – revisited

January 3, 2012

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We have now been 6 months on the road – via Southern Africa, to Montreal crossing the USA and driving through Central America we have reached Bogota, Colombia. My balance has been unproblematic and traveling has not caused extra complications. As a matter of fact, possible due to less food and more healthy eating with […]