And so starts a new chapter in my life; although I will remain a perpetual tourist my days as a perpetual traveller are all but over. Last week I signed over a large portion of my savings in exchange for 4.3 hectares and a house in Uruguay! We move in next week, and I'm really looking forward to it.
It means a whole new set of challenges and problems to solve, which tbh is just what the doctor ordered. I've been stagnating a little over the past couple of years or so, not really enjoying playing poker for a living, but grinding away all the same in order to pay for this stab at living 'the good life'.
It's been a long-term ambition of mine to live as self-sufficiently as possible, to drop off the grid as it were, so with the purchase of this small-holding I take a big leap towards that goal.
All this means I have fresh stuff to blog about too! Why I chose Urgugay for e.g, how easy it was opening an offshore bank account here with a UK passport only, the process of buying land here etc etc.
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