Travel Blogs from Decatur
... that was to take us from to the airport (to avoid parking charges for the next 18 days.) Apparently the driver was unfamiliar with where we live, put a slightly wrong address in his GPS and was 20 minutes away when we needed to be heading to the airport. We drove ourselves, only to discover that Delta (bless her ...
... even want BCD staff to be located in their area (or even on-site). As I mentioned, the tight-nit structure allows the company to be considerably flexible in its client relationships. In contrast to competitors, BCD has foregone the cookie-cutter approach and, in so doing, shows how it can take on the world.
PS - I also discovered today how BCD was involved in the relief effort surrounding Hurricane "Sandy"! This company is full of surprises.
During our first meeting, we discussed key aspects about my expectations for the next five weeks, as I get ready to travel the world and discover the story of this company. My programme looks like this:
- July 7 - 11: Atlanta
- July 13-15: Buenos Aires
- July 16-17: Lima
- July 18-25: Atlanta
- July 27-August 2: Bangalore
- Aug 4-5: Utrecht
- Aug 6: Hamburg
... the church in the South is rapidly growing, while in the North it seems to be steadily losing its influence. Down there, you actually have time to get to know Jesus in community. Here you just hear about Jesus while you sit in a big room - a big room full of people who don't have time to talk to you as you walk out the door.
While I don't see this changing anytime soon for America (we like sitting on top of the world economy way too much for our culture ...
... wake up each morning and simply go where the wind blows me has been so liberating. Being able to travel the world without the financial constraints of a recent university graduate has been quite nice. Visiting friends I haven't seen in different parts of the world has made me feel like a jet-setter who's got his own private jet. And meeting new people along my journey has enriched my life more ways that ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking