Category Archives: Travel

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: 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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Reading by the Lake

One thing that Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca is missing is a library or a bookshop. Because it’s a perfect place to read. Luckily, I never go on a trip without a few books in my backpack. Where else … Continue reading

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Aggression on the Playground

If I correctly interpreted this sign in Salvador in Brazil, it’s asking children to fight with each other. I also found it troublesome that the boy is kicking the girl, cementing negative gender stereotypes. (Auf Deutsch.)

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The Bolivian Ladies keep Climbing

You remember the Bolivian ladies who climbed Huayna Potosi? Well, these ladies were not satisfied with conquering one mountain above 6,000 meters. They have set out to climb eight mountains in Bolivia, each of them higher than 6,000 meters. This … Continue reading

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Who gets to travel?

At the hostel La Casona in Potosí, Bolivia, there was this world map in the reception office, indicating where many of the visitors had come from. (Click to enlarge.) It’s obvious that many Bolivians would travel within their own country, … Continue reading

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How is Brazil doing?

Not too good, it seems: (Photographed at the Carnival Cemetery on La Maddalena, Sardinia.)

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