Monat: Mai 2013

  • The Cathedral of Cusco / Die Kathedrale von Cusco

    The Cathedral of Cusco / Die Kathedrale von Cusco

    Ich kann es mir nicht verkneifen diesen Artikel in Deutsch zu schreiben. Die Gedanken die ich über die Kathedrale in Cusco habe sind schon so lange in meinem Kopf – und nur auf Deutsch. Es ist eine Art Schreibblockade in Englisch die gerade bei mir aufgekommen ist. Ein Ziel auf unsere Peru-Rundreise war die Stadt…

  • The Santa Catalina Monastery

    The Santa Catalina Monastery

    Tour in pictures A couple of days ago during my stay in Arequipa I visited the Santa Catalina Monastery. It covers an area of 20 thousand square meters in the historical part of the city and is called often – „a city within the city“. Amazing is the fact that the monastery was built in…

  • Lake Titicaca and its communities – a story about status symbols

    Lake Titicaca and its communities – a story about status symbols

      A couple of days ago a short trip took us to some small islands in the Titicaca lake. The lake Titicaca is really magnificent – situated at 3800 meters above the sea level one have the feeling of being at the Mediterranean Sea. The surrounding mountains despite of their height of around 6000 meters…

  • Colca Canyon – High, so high!

    Hi guys, today it was the first day from our tour through the Colca Canyon. And the first time for me going on such high – almost 5000 meters above the sea level. Until now everything is going fine. Maybe its because of the Coca tea and the helpfull tips from our guide – however…

  • Arequipa – the local market

    Arequipa – the local market

    After twelve hours KLM flight we landed at the early evening in Lima. Our intention was to take the last flight on that day to Arequipa. Unfortunately we did not made it. The plan was too tight and the South American people do not really like to urge. So we were stuck on the airport…