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bio website peter.hahndorf.eu
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I am backpacking around the world since August 2005 with occasional breaks to work back in Europe and make some money.

Information about my travels can be found at: peter.hahndorf.eu/trip/, you may also have a look at some photos.


I have visited: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Germany, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, French Polynesia, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam


Dec
17
revised What options do I have for scenic long-distance train journeys in North America that last for 2 nights or more?
added point about single night on the train
Dec
17
answered What options do I have for scenic long-distance train journeys in North America that last for 2 nights or more?
Dec
17
comment Which border crossing should I take between Ecuador and Peru
@hippietrail If Huaquillas should be avoided for security reasons, which of the other ones are actual practical/easy to use. How long does it take to get there and move on to the next town with decent accommodation on the other side? Nice landscape on the way would be a plus.
Dec
17
asked Which border crossing should I take between Ecuador and Peru
Dec
16
answered Where can I eat a guinea pig in Ecuador?
Dec
16
comment Is there a monument I can visit in Ecuador that marks the center of the earth?
As I wrote in a comment above, that would be in the Atlantic ocean off the coast of West Africa
Dec
16
revised Visit a volcano in Ecuador
added missing 's' to time
Dec
16
comment Where can I eat a guinea pig in Ecuador?
I do remember random restaurants in the Andes I've been to had it on the menu, you don't have to go to special restaurants. - I could not find any evidence about this online, but I would assume you can get it in Guayaquil as well, just for the highlanders who moved there and miss it. I guess you have to search for it though.
Dec
16
revised Is there a monument I can visit in Ecuador that marks the center of the earth?
added missing 'is'
Dec
16
comment Is there a monument I can visit in Ecuador that marks the center of the earth?
or it is at zero longitude and zero latitude, off the coast of East Africa. It all depends how you define center.
Dec
16
answered Is there a monument I can visit in Ecuador that marks the center of the earth?
Dec
16
comment Where can I eat a guinea pig in Ecuador?
You can also find cuy in Colombia and Peru, again I've only seen it in the Andes, not along the coast.
Dec
16
comment How early should you get to the airport in the US?
it may also depend on how busy the airport is. On a smaller airport with one international flight in a medium sized aircraft is may be much faster than in a very busy one. In LAX I've seen lines for security that ended way outside of the international terminal.
Dec
16
comment Where can I eat a guinea pig in Ecuador?
So we know you can find it in many places in the highlands, your question should really be "Can it also be found in the low lands?" right?
Dec
16
answered Good ways to get around the Darién Gap?
Dec
16
revised Visit a volcano in Ecuador
added info on Quilotoa
Dec
16
revised Is it cheaper to buy a tour to the Galápagos Islands at home or when in Ecuador?
added ecuador tag
Dec
16
answered How's the view from Somerset House's terrace?
Dec
16
asked Is it cheaper to buy a tour to the Galápagos Islands at home or when in Ecuador?
Dec
16
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