Category Archives: Cities of South America

Video: Exploring Arequipa – The safe and unsafe places

This is a video slideshow with some of the photos I took in Arequipa (Peru), while working as a bar “manager” and the Point Youth Hostel. These pictures are from several trips (exploring) and cover safe and unsafe places. I hope you like the impressions.

A great source of information about Arequipa and Peru is the Lonely Planet – Peru.

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Slideshow: San Miguel de Tucumán

Here are some backpacking impressions from San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina). A lovely an interesting town in the North of Argentina.

For further information about San Miguel de Tucumán and Argentina check the Lonely Planet Argentina (Travel Guide).

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Video: Trujillo – Common and Uncommon Places

Video:Trujillo, Perú

This video features various photos I took in Trujillo, Perú. These pictures range from touristic locations – like plaza de armas – to more uncommon and sometimes dangerous places, e.g., where I took private dancing lessons.

For further information about Trujillo and Peru, I can highly recommend the following the the Lonely Planet – Peru.

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Riots in Sucre 2007 – “marchas”

When I was staying in Sucre (Bolivia) in 2007, there were quite some unrest.

I took this video at the main place of Sucre, shortly afterwards a firecracker landed next to us. My ear went *beeeeep* immediately and hearing was hindered for a few days. We were quite lucky though, since the use of firecrackers and other stuff was quite common. Also the people are wearing masks in case the police uses tear gas.

Bolivian Police Sucre 2007

Bolivian Police Sucre 2007


28th August 2007, Sucre (Bolivia).
The aim of this demonstration is to move the capital of Bolivia from La Paz to Sucre. Right now, Sucre is “just” is the constitutional capital of Bolivia, whereas La Paz is the administrative capital.

Here are some of the best shots I took of the demonstrations (“marchas”).

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Cordoba – Unsafe and Abandoned Places

These are some places of Cordoba (Argentina) you probably won’t see during a tourist tour. These places include an abandoned train station and various old buildings located in different parts of the city. You can find some stories about these places in the adventures section.

Video: Cordoba, Argentina

Video: Cordoba, Argentina

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