“I once walked from Amsterdam to Leiden for a school assignment. We were very optimistic and we started with a group of 10. Every few kilometers a few people gave up. It was me, one my friends and his dog who made it to Leiden.”
“What have you learned from this experience?”
“That I love to walk. I don’t like run because it’s bad for my knees. When you bike everything around you passes by so fast. When you walk, you actually have time to let everything you see sink in very slowly.”

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