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I’m Neps Franco, a stereotypical office guy, doing an eight to five job in front of a computer. During off-work hours and weekend, I try to balance my life by spending time with the people that I love and doing things I love to do : photography, travelling, biking, basketball, writing or some random stuff.

The opeN Notes is a collection of my travels, adventures and some few realizations that come along the way. The intention of this blog is to inspire people to give time for the things that matter to them, to get out of their comfort zone and live a life of balance.

One of the inspirations for the creation of this blog is the 2013 film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, about a day-dreamer who one day finds himself on an epic global adventure. My favorite takeaway is this quote, which pretty much sums up what I think is a life well spent.

To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.”— The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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  1. HI, Neps! Thanks for the follow and it is always a pleasure to meet another bike rider. It is one of my life’s great joys. I am enjoying my visit to your blog. Keep up the good work!

  2. Hi, Neps! Thanks for liking one of my posts. I like visiting your blog and envy the cool places you get to on your bike. Enjoy the ride!

  3. Hi Neps, thanks for dropping by my blog to like one of my posts! Kudos for getting out there and being your own Walter Mitty. I look forward to reading about more of your adventures.

    • Thank you! I enjoyed my visit to your page! I really like your purpose for starting your blog, to not miss the “joy of small (banal) details in everyday life”. It’s something I totally agree. Keep up the writing! Cheers to you! :)

  4. Hi, Neps. Thanks for stopping by again. I am amazed that you have the time with all your travel. Best of luck on your journeys.

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