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My American Adventure: backpacking in South America

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always … Continue reading

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My American Adventure: in the land of the Gods

Hola mis amigos I am in the land of the gods, Maradona and Messi! I have the spent the last month living in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Wednesday I fly to Santiago, Chile. I haven’t really published much this year … Continue reading

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My American Adventure: a week in Havana

Hola mis amigos I am writing from Fidel country, Cuba. I am based in the centre of Havana, close to old Havana – the centre of the original colonial city and the main tourist attraction. From my balcony facing onto … Continue reading

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A New Year: Living Life, not Counting Time

“Every man dies, not every man really lives” – William Wallace (Braveheart)

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My American Adventure: more time on the road

Hola mis amigos The adventure continues. It is a cold December here in Xela in the mountains of Guatemala; central heating is a luxury we don’t have! Still, it is nice. The last couple of months have been unbelievable, so … Continue reading

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My American adventure: making an impact in Xela

Hola mis amigos It is Wednesday evening here in Xela, Guatemala. I am writing from my apartment, with my panoramic backdrop of the city surrounded by the mountains, the various shades of blue as the mountains and sky meet before … Continue reading

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My American adventure: back in the investment world

Hola mis amigos, Guatemala has me now. Once de la noche en Irlanda. Cinco de la tarde en Guatemala. Friday evening here in Xela, the heavens have opened up, so no better time to pen a few notes on what … Continue reading

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My American adventure: new ways of immersion

Hola mis amigos, la vida es buena aquí en Guatemala. I’ve been living in Xela for just over two months now. My Spanish is improving every day and I’m finding new ways of becoming immersed in the city. I have … Continue reading

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My American adventure: at home in Guatemala

Hola mis amigos I am now living in Guatemala. Yes, Quetzaltenango (more commonly called Xela after its original Mayan name), Guatemala’s second largest city, is where I am calling home for a while. I have rented an apartment here with … Continue reading

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My American adventure: Toronto and Mexico City

Hola mis amigos. As I write this I am on my flight out of Mexico City to Tapachula, a town in Chiapas in the South of Mexico and on the border of Guatemala. I spend two nights there before I … Continue reading

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