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The Coast Is Clear

by Robin Rodig | April 11, 2018 | 2 Comments

At certain times of year (and infrequently this time of year), at perfectly timed low tide, a 500 year old tradition of shrimp fishing on horseback exists in the small town of Oostduinkerke. It is the only place in the world that still does this and man, was my timing lucky.

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Greetings from Belgium!

by Robin Rodig | April 06, 2018 | 9 Comments

The Venice of the North, as it's nicknamed, could out-charm just about any city I've been to. The medieval market squares. The cobblestone streets. The stepped gable rooflines. The peaceful canals. The candlelit restaurants. Even the drizzly, chilly weather has a mysterious mood all its own.

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A New Van-tage Point: Interview with Nomad Van Company's Ben Guzman

by Robin Rodig | January 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

With a van that was originally intended for band gear, Ben outrightly bought, created, and built the van (endearingly named Gnarly) that would allow him to explore the Lower 48 solo for a year. Taking the whole idea of the SNL Chris Farley character who "lives in a van down by the river" to a totally new, and aspiring, level. And co-creating a business in the process.

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