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From Amsterdam and something else

Quite a long journey. 2 hours from Central America to Miami, 8 hours to London, 1 more to Amsterdam: added the 6 connection hours, they reach 17.
The biological clock gets used to after hibernating as a bear on the plane. But not the stomach yet; so at midnight I had to find some coffee and cake.


Crossing from Boston to the UK in the early morning, with minus 59 Celsius outside and traveling against the horizon… it definitely has no comparison.

For now, just preparations, my friend Juan, a Spaniard who has been working in Holland for years, is at the recording table next to the elegant Christine. In the main room they prepare the audio that is taken from tremendous drawers, rehearse the effects and place labels in the classrooms. Everything that happens before, and that nobody imagines in the Gala awards.

One of the banners caught my attention, the welcome banner in the languages ​​of the representative countries. The style is the contextual cloud of tags that blogs and Wordpress made fashionable.

Beinspired netherlands Accommodation at the Wyndham Apollo Hotel is generally very good. Nothing else missing what almost any tourist-ready hotel in America: The wireless network.
They offer an Internet service on TV, but it is a drag. The mouse is a button that you have to roll like those red balls of the first laptops. The LAN service for 10 Euros an hour seems like a robbery ... as I would say Obelix:

Nederlanders zijn gek.
And the weather; a delight. 8 degrees Celsius at its best.
Nothing to do with the Caribbean environment, but for these people it is a privilege to have had sun for a couple of hours at 1 in the afternoon, just the time that most businesses open. Time that some old people take advantage of to go out for a cafe on the sidewalk and take off their scarf for a while. My boys, on the other side they cannot locate me; The 8 hours difference barely gives them to leave me messages and help me keep the cattle alive. farm.
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In the meantime tomorrow, to get a power adapter and that collectible Obelix chess set until the frost falls. And then to take refuge in the lobby in the heat of the mara of xfm fans, with a good Cappuccino & amaretto and a sushi from the Japanese restaurant Yamazato.

Big difference with the previous year, this time does not coincide with the finals of the qualification to the World Cup, although for my land, many say that President Lobo Good ironing the pajamas. The same social pressures, hopefully and the same crisis does not return, the previous one is not over yet.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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