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PART 9: The Islands.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 30, 2011

Across its many islands, Indonesia has developed a shared identity defined by a national language and ethnic diversity. The name Indonesia derives from the Latin “Indus”, and the Greek “nesos”, meaning “island”. Despite its large population and densely populated regions, Indonesia has vast areas of wilderness . The country is richly endowed with natural resources, […]

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PART 8: The Eye of the Tiger.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 9, 2011

Romain’s next destination, Cambodia’s neighbor to the west – Thailand. Another small Asian country, Thailand is similar in size to the state of California and has a population of approximately 64 million people. One of the most distinctive Thai customs is the wai, which is similar to the Indian namaste gesture. Showing greeting, farewell, or […]

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PART 7: The Eighth Wonder of the World.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: April 21, 2011

One of the smallest countries in Southeast Asia, the ancient land of Cambodia was a seat of Southeast Asian culture for centuries. About one-third the size of France and somewhat larger than the U.S. state of Missouri, Cambodia is bordered to the west and northwest by Thailand, to the northeast by Laos, to the east […]

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PART 6: The Land of the Rising Sun.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: March 15, 2011

Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, known for its storied culture, high speed trains, and technological prowess, was Romain’s next stop on his world tour. Japan came to have the name “Land of the Rising Sun” through its official Japanese name “Nippon” which means “sun origin”. It is thought to have come from the […]

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Underwater photographer and RGM.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: March 1, 2011

RGM and Nick Caloyianis We at RGM recently ran into an old friend of ours who is putting his RGM Ref. 300 Professional Diver to the test. The watch of Nick Caloyianis–award winning underwater photographer and cinematographer—isn’t subjected to run-of-the-mill conditions. His work (and probably his play) demands a robust timepiece, not only to withstand […]

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PART 5: The Center of the World

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: February 14, 2011

Peru is the third largest country in South America (about three times the size of California), and contains 28 different climates, from the arid desert, temperate to frigid temperatures of the rugged Andes mountains, to the warm, humid tropical rain forests. In addition, Peru has some of the largest fisheries in the world, and is […]

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Geneva Time Exhibition

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: January 20, 2011

The new year ushered in an exciting opportunity for RGM Watch Co. to unveil to the international community our new Pennsylvania Series of watches. RGM debuted its “American Made” watches at the Geneva Time Exhibition, at the International Geneva Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday 16th to Friday 21st of January, 2011. The Geneva […]

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PART 4: Lost city of gold, found!

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: December 10, 2010

Right away Romain feels a change in the weather – Destination South America. What land borders Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west? This is where our journey begins in the land of Peru. When we look […]

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PART 3: New Frontier

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: November 11, 2010

After his trek across the United States , Romain takes a turn North, headed for a new frontier. The land of Canada occupies a position chiefly in the North Temperate Zone, though extending to the Arctic regions. Canada has a long history of trails. From the first footpaths of the original natives to today’s Trans […]

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PART 2: Northwest U.S. and into Canada

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: October 1, 2010

Please continue to follow – RGM’s North Pointer GMT and Romain Oudot -As they Navigate the World. In part 1 we introduced you to Romain Oudot, a 22 year old French adventurer on an around the world journey. After crossing the American mid-west, we now find Romain in the northwest United States in Yellowstone National […]

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