Around the World in 80 Lessons

“Quite some years ago, I started travelling the planet. I thought this would learn me something about the world we live in. I was wrong… It learned me something about myself. It changed me. And nothing will ever again be black-and-white again.”

– Maarten Schäfer –

Maarten Schäfer - Lesson 14: “Balance is not something you find… it’s something you create”

Photograph taken in Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Maarten Schafer - Author "Around the World in 80 Brands" - Inspirational speaker - MAAARTEN - MarteenLesson number 78: “If you start taking things for granted… go to the desert… and even a glass of water seems like a great event.”

Photograph taken in the Namib Dessert

Maarten Schafer - Different perspective - Author "Around the World in 80 brands" - CoolBrands People - MAAARTEN - MarteenLesson 4. “Sometimes you have to look at life from a different perspective”

Photograph taken at Kovalam beach – Kerala – India 

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Lesson 21. “In the end everything will be okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

“The end of the Maya calendar” – (December 21, 2012)

Maarten Schafer - Route 66 - CoolBrands - MAAARTEN

Maarten Schäfer - Founder CoolBrands - Author 'Around the world in 80 brands' - Inspirational speaker - MAAARTEN

Maarten Schafer - Storytelling Expedition on Santorini - by CoolBrands - Maarten Schafer - MAAARTEN - Marteen