Mañana, mañana

Mañana, mañana

Over a month without posting… Huh!?!? How did that happen?

When I first started this blog I had a clear picture in mind. I would post once a week (confident that I would find something interest to talk about every week) and after returning to NL from PE I would continue to do the same from here. That last part of the plan, however, is yet to work out.

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No hello, no goodbye

No hello, no goodbye

I’ve been in Groningen for almost 3 weeks. That’s it. I was in Peru and 12 hours later, bam! Welkom in Nederland.

After cramming everything I like from my city into one 23 kg suitcase, I just didn’t have the time. But even if I did, I still don’t think I would have posted such an entry. I hate those goodbye moments. And not because of the pain, the sadness or any of those touchy-feely reasons. I hate it because most of the times what’s said is not sincere.

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Creative thinking challenge

Creative thinking challenge

While riding the bus and passing one of those roofed bus stops I noticed something very peculiar. On top of the roof, therefore invisible to the people waiting under it, there were six sandwiches. All of them perfectly wrapped, with a paper napkin and in a plastic bag. How did they get there? What’s the story behind them?

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Service, please!

Service, please!

One of many, many differences between Peru and the Netherlands is the approach to customer service. In Peru, we tend to think very highly of a customer. In the Netherlands, we tend to forget that they are customers. In Peru, they’re treated like handicapped royalty. In the Netherlands, they’re not treated at all.

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