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Now That My Wings Fly No More

The airline industry was one of the first & hardest hit by the pandemic. Looking into the amount of job loss in this industry will make your head spin. With giants like Air France, Emirates, KLM & Qatar Airways laying off thousands each & in the US, companies like Delta, United & American Airlines laying... Continue Reading →

DanVenture Travels – 2020

Hi reader! I should say welcome back to DanVenture Travels since it has been 2 whole months since you've heard from me. I could use the excuse that I was busy with work & moving apartments, but that would be boring. As I have done in the past, I wanted to write a post about... Continue Reading →

Home Coming

The last time I left South Africa, I had planned to return 19 days later. Then Covid-19 happened. 19 days turned into 233 days. I feel silly because that is only about 7.5 months & I know that people have been away from home for longer, but it was the longest I was away for.... Continue Reading →

A 10,000 Thank You

DanVenture Travels recently passed 10,000 followers & I would like to say thank you. Thank you for taking the time to read this post & any other posts you have read. There’s almost a vulnerability that comes with publishing your work on a public platform & having people recognize that work builds confidence. Thank you... Continue Reading →

Aviation Myths & Misconceptions

When the time came for me to leave high school & further my education, I chose to go into aviation – more specifically, the field of avionics. Avionics is defined as electronics as applied to aviation. What does the mean? It means I spent years in classrooms listening to old people speak, I read a... Continue Reading →

731

Today marks exactly 2 years since I arrived in Doha, Qatar. 731 days have passed since I got off that airplane & the heat whacked me in the face. I think back at how nervous I was & I don't believe that was misplaced. I had never been here before, I didn't know anyone, I... Continue Reading →

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