My recent article about South America contained a passage that was critical of religion. Some of my religious readers may have thought: “Well, that’s the atheist exaggerating again.” But in no way and never do I exaggerate. To underline my … Continue reading
After giving a talk at a TEDx conference in Romania in 2015, I stayed in contact with the very friendly team in Târgu Mureș even after I moved to South America. So, for this year’s conference, they asked me for a … Continue reading
It’s really not that complicated:
After hiking up and down Cerro San Luis (4,267 m) in Cajas National Park in Ecuador, I had to cross this river. The ranger had told me that if I kept walking along the side of the river, I would … Continue reading
Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca has not only the famous Bay of Pigs, but also a secret Bay of Sheep. With a view like this, I bet the wool produced by these sheep is extra cozy.
Easter Island is shrouded in mysteries. Where did the first inhabitants come from? How did they manage to cross the Pacific Ocean? Why did they do it? What is the point of the stone statues across the whole island? How … Continue reading
Working on the south coast of Easter Island, ignoring the tsunami warnings: