Cheap Philosophy Day – About elections and trash

In the Spanish language the letters “B” and “V” sound very similar. So it’s very common to see orthographic errors with these two letters. Good examples are the words “votar” (to vote) and “botar” (to throw away). Someone wanted to keep his village clean, but instead reached an even higher level: “Forbidden to vote trash”. read more »


While I was travelling along the beautiful coast of Ecuador in 2012, a friend from Quito called me and insisted that I should visit a restaurant located in a small village nearby Puerto Lopez. They would serve a very special and rare dish. Well, he was right… Perceves IS a very special kind of sea read more »

Slowest road crossing ever

The perfect shot

Sometimes one has to stay at a place for a night to get a nice picture. And sometimes, it just isn´t meant to be. I decided to pass the night at 3500 m altitude at the lagoon Cuicocha in northern Ecuador to see if a nice shot at sunrise will be possible. Instead of this read more »