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Cleópatra, Queen of Copacabana

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro: where urban chaos meets velvety sand and turquoise sea. I hear people laughing, waves breaking, beach vendors shouting, offering simple delicacies: Açaí, Açaí! Cerveja! Maaa-tchi! On a normal day, it melts into background sound. Today is … Weiterlesen

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Travel & Identity – Part I: Traveller or Tourist – Does it Really Matter?

Tourist or traveller? Local or gringo? Travel confronts us with diverse aspects of identity. We encounter new ways of living and remember things we hate and love about our home country. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how travel shapes personality, … Weiterlesen

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Traveller Blues

For weeks, I’ve been drafting new blog posts and have published none. In those weeks, I’ve travelled thousands of kilometres, swam in the sea, hiked through the jungle, interviewed activists in three different cities, started a feminist column, got three … Weiterlesen

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Latin American Animals

The most time of my year in Latin America I spent in big cities: Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, Lima… However, when I escaped from the metropolis to travel through Latin America’s wonderful landscapes, I also could capture some of … Weiterlesen

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The oddity of coming home

How did the sky look when I left Germany in March 2013? Grey. How did it look when I came home ten months later? Grey. That was expectable. However, coming home was not exactly as I had expected. In some … Weiterlesen

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The Beauty of South America

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„Grey Lima is full of colors“…

… this is a common saying here. Still it was a challenge for me to discover them, walking around at afternoon, blanketed in winterly grey, under a sky of a dull shade that it seemed weighing heavy on my shoulders … Weiterlesen

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Bye Rio, hi Lima.

Monday night, I was dancing Samba under the open sky, feeling the taste of a marvellous caipirinha on my tongue. I did not think about leaving the city of my dreams. Now it’s Tuesday night, and I have to leave. … Weiterlesen

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In the streets of Rio (photos in colour).

Here you find the same photos like in the post below, just in colour and with captions in English. To read the whole text which belongs to this photo project (which is actually in black and white), see the post … Weiterlesen

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In the streets of Rio. Nas ruas do Rio. In den Straßen Rios.

Attention: This post contains three versions in English, Portuguese and German. One language per page. Arriving in Rio, it takes me only a few steps to realize that this city is totally different from mine, and from all other cities … Weiterlesen

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