Henk van Dillen

Finding freedom in responsibility

Finding freedom in responsibility

The quarantine seems to be over in the Netherlands. Terraces of restaurants and bars are open again and carefully everyone goes back to what it was like before the outbreak. With of course wearing the mandatory mask in public transfer…
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From Alaska to Argentina

From Alaska to Argentina

The decision is made. On April 1, I will fly to Fairbanks in Alaska to undertake a new long-distance bicycle journey. This time from Alaska to Argentina. And that’s not a joke. (UPDATE: due to the coronavirus and the entry…
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My 2019 in review

My 2019 in review

In 2019 I learned that ownership and commitment are very important to me. And by that I mean to be able to shape my life on my own terms. That relating myself to a collective norm gives me a lot…
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The paradox of freedom

The paradox of freedom

I visited the Julian Alps in Slovenia recently. I looked out over white peaks that were so enormous that it gave me a sense of awe. A sensation of deep respect for something bigger than myself. That my problems were…
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