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Who is Bambi?

So you are interested in me? I assume you are, as you clicked "Who is Bambi?", so I will tell a little about myself.

My life

I was born in Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands on September 22, 1973. That would make me 45 years old now. I have one brother, who is about 3.5 years younger than me. In 2004 I met a nice woman with whom I married in 2007. In 2013 we adopted a 2-year-old boy from China.

My education and work

In my home town I went to kindergarten, elementary school, primary school and secondary school. After that I went to the Delft University of Technology to study Technical Informatics.

After finishing my eduction, I started working as a software engineer, a job I still love to do.

My hobbies

I have several hobbies, but the most prolific are Disney (especially the animation), music and distance walking. You can find my movie and music collections on this site.

I started with distance walking on quite a young age, as both my parents were doing it. I made my first distance walk on October 9, 1976, when I walked a distance of 5 kilometers. Since then I have walked a grand total of 31,760 kilometers (latest walk made on July 19, 2019). The longest distance I have walked at a stretch is 160 kilometers and the longest multi-day walk I made was 300 kilometers long. I walked that distance in 4 days.

I also try to participate in the International Four Days Marches in Nijmegen yearly. So far I have participated successfully in this event 34 times. My latest successful participation was in 2019.

Travelling

I also like to travel, though I'm not a real frequent traveller. Here is some information on my travel history.

View the full size travel map at Travellerspoint.