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.

Religious Running

South America is so religious, even the routes for races are laid out in the shape of a cross. By the way, I really miss the Abraham-Lincoln-Park in Cochabamba. Beautiful place for running and reading.

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The worst year for human health

1492 must have been the worst year for human health. Latin Americans got deadly diseases, alcohol and bacon. Europeans got diarrhea, chocolate and tobacco.

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A Humidor for the Poor

Among us connoisseurs: a fridge is just as good. I learnt this from the store in Cochabamba where I regularly bought cheap (probably because they weren’t quite authentic) Cohibas. They stored the box with cigars on top of the beer … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Day 2

I am still getting up every day before 6 am. But because of that, I need a pizza or a steak at 10 am at the latest and by noon I am already smoking cigars. Dear Donald Trump, “she’s not … Continue reading

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When politics was still civil

The letter left by George Bush Sr. for his successor Bill Clinton:

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Easily Confused (61) Learning Spanish

How I thought I would learn Spanish: How my friends think I learn Spanish: How I really learn Spanish:

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Thoughts of the Day

Every day, my head, my notebooks and pieces of paper all over my apartment rapidly fill up with ideas about articles, comments on current affairs and links to other interesting stuff which I want to turn into stories. Some time. But … Continue reading

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