Author Archives: Günter und Sissi
We are skipping winter in Patagonia and will continue our travels in October 2017. So long.
February 2016 Driving through the irrigated vineyards of Mendoza we marveled at the fancy wineries, it felt like we were in California’s Napa Valley. You can tour the different plush wineries, taste the Malbec and buy a case. After an overnight stop in … Continue reading
End of January 2016 The eastern slope of the Argentinian Andes is drier than we had expected. However, sophisticated watering systems, some dating back to the indigenous people, allow for irrigating and agriculture. Slowly we worked our way south. We … Continue reading
“The Jaguar Smile” by Salman Rushdie “The country under my skin” by Gioconda Belli “Blood of brothers” by Stephen Kinzer
“Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann (German: “Die Vermessung der Welt”) “The Queen of Water” Laura Resau “The Mapmakers Wife” by Robert Whitaker (German: “Die Frau des Kartographen”) Galapagos: “My Fathers Island” by Johanna Angermeyer “Floreana” Margret Wittmer (German: “Postlagernd … Continue reading
“The sound of things falling” (Juan Gabriel Vasquez) tags: Cocaine, Peace Corps, Love “La otra raya del tigre” , Pedro Gómez Valderrama, tags: Geo von Lengerke (Spanish only) and of course the books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“Death in the Andes” by Mario Vargas Llosa “Turn right at Machu Picchu” by Mark Adams “The Last Days of the Incas” by Kim Macquarrie