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When I arrived in Bolivia, there were so many people at the airport in Cochabamba that the immigration police asked “Who is local?” and anyone in the hall who raised their hands and passports could just walk through. I should … Continue reading
When I came back home from a trip to the Bolivian jungle yesterday, I had already received dozens of e-mails from Britons along the lines of “my grandfather was from Germany, can I get a German passport?” As an expert in … Continue reading
Because I don’t receive enough donations to support my blog, I have to start working as a lawyer again. Unfortunately, I don’t possess any other skills. After my long sabbatical of six years, I have to start small. Very small. This is … Continue reading
Oops. My tourist visa expired and I am still in Bolivia. Well, one more country whose prisons I will experience first-hand. In the case of Bolivia, the prison system is particularly interesting. Many prisons in Bolivia are only staffed on the … Continue reading
The hotel at which I stayed in San José de Chiquitos (I didn’t find any Couchsurfing host there) banned not only the indoor use of dogs, cats and cigarettes, but also of coca leaves. This prohibition surprised me because coca leaves … Continue reading