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Tag Archives: La Paz
International Women’s Day
Zur deutschen Fassung. Today is International Women’s Day, but many of you don’t seem to know how to properly celebrate or commemorate it. It’s NOT a day for those who forgot Valentine’s Day, NOR is is a second chance for … Continue reading
Lost Dog? Found Dog!
Everywhere in the world, people put up posters and notices when they have lost their own dog or cat. In Bolivia, when people have found someone else’s dog, they go to great lengths to print color posters and distribute them … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Photography Tagged animals, dogs, La Paz Leave a comment
Zur deutschen Fassung der frohen Osterbotschaft. 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Photography, Religion, Travel, Video Blog Tagged christianity, Easter, La Paz 19 Comments
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
Posted in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Easter Island, Photography, Religion, Travel Tagged Atacama, cemetery, Chacaltaya, Copacabana, Health, Isla del Sol, La Paz, Titicaca 21 Comments
Divorce? Let’s celebrate!
Zur deutschen Fassung. The counseling service of the feminist organization Mujeres Creando in La Paz in Bolivia not only offers advice and help, but also a place to celebrate your divorce. I always thought it made more sense to celebrate freedom instead … Continue reading
How to do Adventure – a Guide in 24 Steps
From my current base in La Paz in Bolivia, I wanted to climb Chacaltaya. It seemed like a relatively easy mountain above 5000 m, and thus a good opportunity to set a new altitude record without falling into crevasses and battling with yetis. In … Continue reading
Posted in Bolivia, Life, Philosophy, Photography, Time, Travel Tagged adventure, Chacaltaya, climate change, Health, hiking, hitchhiking, La Paz, Milluni, mountains, nature, refugees 37 Comments
Lunch with a View
It’s only a fast-food place in one of the stations of the urban cable car system in La Paz, but the view on Illimani is not bad. Yes, cable cars are part of the public transport system here.
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I found this selfie-taking statue in La Paz, Bolivia.
Posted in Bolivia, Photography, Travel Tagged La Paz 3 Comments
Democracy in Bolivia
It’s still there, but … (Photograped in La Paz on the anniversary of the 2016 constitutional referendum.) Links: More about Bolivia and about politics.
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