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Tag Archives: Arequipa
A Postcard from Arequipa
Zur deutschen Fassung. When I disclose that I am from Germany, I am always asked about soccer, cars or Nazis. Sometimes, I would rather pretend that I am from Lithuania or some other little known country. But in Peru, I … Continue reading
“Do not Overtake!”
„Why does nobody ever listen to me?” the do-not-overtake sign on the road from Puno to Arequipa wonders yet again.
Moving to the Pacific Ocean
Sometimes I make mistakes. It was a mistake to believe that Arequipa would be like Cochabamba just because it has the same perfect climate, spectacular mountain views and is of similar size. Maybe it’s not fair to compare anything with … Continue reading
Posted in Peru, Travel Tagged Arequipa, Cochabamba, Mollendo, writing 20 Comments
Hey Elise, can you take out the trash?
Every few days, my regular good-morning concert of yapping dogs, hammering neighbors, beeping cars and weeping babies is enriched by Beethoven’s Für Elise. First I thought that one of the neighbors has a monotone taste in music and is playing the song … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Peru, Travel, Video Blog Tagged Arequipa, Beethoven 2 Comments
Next move: Arequipa in Peru
The more often you move, the more you find out what you like and what you don’t like. It has been emerging that I love mountains and grassland more than the sea or the tropics. Huge cities are impractical because you lose too … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Peru, Travel Tagged Arequipa 20 Comments