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Category Archives: Ecuador
Why I will return to Europe
Originally, I had planned to spend several years in Latin America to take the time to explore every country from Argentina to Mexico. As an advocate for constant change, I have however scrapped this plan and I will return to … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Ecuador, Europe, Life, Mexico, Peru, Photography, Religion, Travel, Venezuela Tagged christianity, Health 69 Comments
Football in South America
Hier könnt Ihr diesen Artikel auf Deutsch lesen. Football is important in South America. Whenever traffic is a little bit less chaotic, I know that a football match is being broadcast and keeps people off the streets. But after the … Continue reading
Who made the first infographic?
Reading about Alexander von Humboldt’s scientific voyage in South America, I stumbled upon his Naturgemälde (“painting of nature”) which he drew after almost conquering the summit of Chimborazo in Ecuador in 1802. It shows a cross section of Chimborazo, arguably the highest mountain in … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Ecuador, History, Technology, Travel Tagged Alexander von Humboldt, Chimborazo, climate, geography, infographic, science, Statistics 7 Comments
Video: Take a break!
After hiking up and down Cerro San Luis (4,267 m) in Cajas National Park in Ecuador, I had to cross this river. Because they had run out of printed maps, the ranger had told me that if I kept walking … Continue reading
Posted in Ecuador, Photography, Travel, Video Blog Tagged Cajas, smoking 3 Comments
Easily Confused (29) Spies, cold and warm
The spy who came in from the cold: The spy who wants to go to a warm country:
Posted in Books, Ecuador, Russia, Travel Tagged asylum, Ecuador, Edward Snowden, NSA Leave a comment