Arriving in Puno was not a pleasure. The town is really ugly and like many other urban areas in South America packed with traffic and consequently polluted. Like in other developing countries there are or “there must be” no regulations for vehicle emissions or some people might be really corrupt and prolong the life of […]
The second border crossing after the one from Brazil into Bolivia was awaiting me today. This time I thought I’d be better prepared while reading a lot online about the rather “tranquilo” crossing at Copacabana. My first “surprise” was the Bolivian border patrol who asked me several times in different languages regarding the price of my motorbike […]
Lake Titicaca… what did I know? Not really a lot besides being the highest navigable water body on this planet. What I discovered exceeded my expectations by far and I felt immediately in love with the deep blue. Spontaneously I decided to take a vacation from my travels. Read here why!
I heard already a lot about the world’s most dangerous road in Bolivia which is known under several names like the Yungas Road, El Camino De La Muerte or simply the Death Road. Is it really so dangerous? As a scientist by training, I wanted to find out…