Tag Archives: Isla del Sol

Coca Cola is everywhere

There are not many things that I am addicted to. I can go without cigars for months. Chocolate is a different issue. One week is the maximum, after that I get cranky. But after three days without cola (it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Boat

Photographed on Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca.

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Bay of Sheep

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.

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Where does the Internet come from?

You have all seen these cables on wooden poles, dangling across fields, leading from village to village, from country to country and even connecting the continents underwater. This is how the internet comes into your home. Have you never asked … Continue reading

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Bay of Pigs

The real Bay of Pigs is not on Cuba, but on the eastern shore of Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Here, the pigs have the beautiful beach to themselves. And even when a human being passes by, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dinner by Lake Titicaca

I only had – as always, for reasons of economy – a plate of quinoa soup and the Bolivian national drink Coca Cola, but the view was edifying enough. I had just returned from a hike to the uninhabited Kakayo Queña peninsula … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Hummingbird

In Bolivia, I have already seen hummingbirds several times. Sometimes, they even come to the garden of the house where I live in Cochabamba. But by the time I get my camera ready, the birds have left. Or they move … Continue reading

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