Author Archives: Andreas Moser

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.

Confusing the Sun and the Moon

As I went hiking to Lake Corani in Bolivia, I could be forgiven for confusing the sun, barely shining through threatening clouds like a spooky moon, on the one side, and the full moon on the other side, shining as bright as if … Continue reading

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While researching the story of a great Romanian adventurer, I found a great Romanian adventurer. But a different one.

When I moved to Romania, I knew that it had produced one of the greatest adventurer of all times. This is the story of how I was both wrong and right at the same time. (Scroll down to the 5th … Continue reading

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Dinner by Lake Titicaca

I only had – as always, for reasons of economy – a plate of quinoa soup and the Bolivian national drink Coca Cola, but the view was edifying enough. I had just returned from a hike to the uninhabited Kakayo Queña peninsula … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Music in the Bolivian Mountains

Walking through the Valle de la Luna outside of La Paz, you not only encounter exceptional rock formations, but also flute players who are performing on one of those rocks, daringly and hopefully free from vertigo.

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Video Blog: Hummingbird

In Bolivia, I have already seen hummingbirds several times. Sometimes, they even come to the garden of the house where I live in Cochabamba. But by the time I get my camera ready, the birds have left. Or they move … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Cowboy Idyll

My arms were weak from hours of rowing the small boat. The horses had spotted the secluded bay with lush meadows. So I went ashore on Isla del Sol for a break. Because the bay was surrounded by steep and scraggy … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (58) Llamas

Llama at Lake Titicaca: Llama on Isla del Sol: Llama with curry:

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