Vincent van Walt's
Travel Journal

I’d pick more daisies

“When in Rome do as the Romans” is mostly a wise attitude and usually works well but I’d caution the traveller to be circumspect when applying this adage to culinary experiences. After a 14 hour...

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Save the drama for the llama

I wonder whether I can do this.

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Aqua4Plus Sensor Software gets Important Update

Our smart, intuitive Aqua4Plus software has had an overhaul with a new update that includes; Saving real time data as a report for ease of use and quicker data recording and examination. Improved report...

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Four days in Sicily

Syracuse (Siracusa) was for some centuries the most important city in the Mediterranean. Just south of the straits of Messina it held a vital strategic position and the island of Sicily had complete control...

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An insatiable demand for data

My father in law owned a factory that manufactured frames for photographs. He was very successful yet never quite understood why. He would walk into someone’s home and the walls were plastered with framed...

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Training at Van Walt

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. (Navajo proverb).

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The world is getting smaller

They say the world became smaller when the rail networks were established and it got even smaller when cheap commercial flights became available to all. The digital age brought us the internet and so our...

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Environmental data to your desktop by telemetry. An elementary overview.

What is telemetry?

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Cannoli, Arancini and Montalbano

If you have never seen the TV series "Montalbano" you've been missing a treat. The intuitively brilliant detective played by Luca Zingaretti follows the books by the Italian author Andrea Camilleri. The...

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