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Egoism and altruism can’t explain everything. What about Nostruism?

Egoism and altruism can’t explain everything. What about Nostruism?

Oh yes, the backpackers. Completely individually they are traveling the country with the Lonely Planet in their hand. They meet outer backpackers in the Blue Lassi Shop in Varanasi, after they have “done” the South. They tell you how amazing everything is, whom they have met and discuss peace and freedom. Yes, I am also guilty.

Showing respect to elders: A life full of stories

Click for German Version Showing extraordinary respect to elders always has been something strange for me. I respect people, when I like to and when I think that they deserve…
Getting used to the unusual

Getting used to the unusual

I am walking through the little settlement, which is situated at the steep slope between the green mountains. Everything here is a little smaller. The streets are so narrow, that no car and no motorbike will be able to drive here. Just children, chicken, goats and straying dogs jump up and down the steps. There is a little smell of burned plastic coming from the unofficial dump at the hillside. ...
The difference between minimalism and poverty

The difference between minimalism and poverty

I am walking through the little settlement, which is situated at the steep slope between the green mountains. Everything here is a little smaller. The streets are so narrow, that no car and no motorbike will be able to drive here. Just children, chicken, goats and straying dogs jump up and down the steps. There is a little smell of burned plastic coming from the unofficial dump at the hillside. ...
The broken rules of sleeping

The broken rules of sleeping

click to read in German The ride is dragging on eternally. What has started as a little adventure developed into little torture including hunger and tiredness. I am not at…