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Paulo Coelho’s sword has found a new owner!

Paulo Coelho’s sword has found a new owner!

| February 9, 2010 | 18 Comments

… and yes, it’s me! After an intense journey and bit of struggle, both physically and emotionally, I’m taking the sword home with me to Puerto Rico, a US Commonwealth in the Caribbean. When Paulo Coelho posted the enigma on his website early January, asking for 12 tests to be solved, which lead to locations […]

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German Artist painted for Santiago’s Dream

German Artist painted for Santiago’s Dream

| January 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

The renowned German artist Prof. Wolfgang Mussgnug, a dear friend for many years and kindred spirit, has interpreted “Santiago’s Dream” in his very own way and created a set of two paintings. Wolfgang is exhibiting his works all over the world, most recently in Austria (Vienna), Germany (Rheinbach, Karlsruhe), the Netherlands (De Haan) and Australia […]

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Guests from 109 countries following!

Guests from 109 countries following!

| January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Yay! I’m very happy to let you know that people from 109 countries are following our journey following “the dream”… Thanks for all your support – and for coming. May you find what you seek! 😉 Welcome, Bienvenidos, Bienvenue, Bem-vindo, Willkommen!

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The Spiritual Laws of Success

The Spiritual Laws of Success

| January 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

One of the books I have with me on this journey, besides my alltime favorite “The Alchemist”,  is “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” by Deepak Chopra. In fact, I have it with me twice, once on the Kindle and my kind of outworn original, signed by Deepak, that I have been carrying with me and […]

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Can an adventurer, a sword-seeker feel lonely?

| January 19, 2010 | 8 Comments

A couple of thousand people are already sharing with me the quest for the sword. Some of them have even offered active help and support, for example for the translations. Some sent good wishes, some love and light, others even wanted to send money! With all this support going on and growing and knowing that […]

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Why is it “Santiagos’s Dream” ?

| January 16, 2010 | 11 Comments

Everyone needs to dream, everyone has a dream. This is how I always understood ‘The Alchemist.’ How Santiago manages to dissolve doubts and worries, convert the lead of his soul into gold and succeed ultimately – especially in times when he was lacking to see clearly where he was going – I find admirable! Are […]

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The Challenge – what’s this all about?

The Challenge – what’s this all about?

| January 16, 2010 | 74 Comments

On January 1st, 2010, Paulo Coelho published on his blog a challenge: whoever is able to answer twelve questions, follow them to geographical locations and document one’s being there, will receive a sword and some prize money. The trip will take one on a trip of approximately 1,500 kilometers and it’s not just straight trough […]

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