25
Nov
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Rolando de Corazon

Roland was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Amsterdam in the mid-1980s. We have been friends for almost a quarter of a century. Roland showed me the Dutch countryside, pointing out birds and plants as we cycled to the beach. We played football together several times a week and made… read more »

18
Nov
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Barcelona

I’ve been to Barcelona. But it took me quite a while to get there. Twenty-two years, to be exact. The main obstacle proved to be the Pyrenees. And the friends I kept, or course. Friends who enjoyed the great outdoors more than city trips. Friends who preferred different modes of transport – public or private… read more »