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Buchrezension von Steffen Gnam

"A touching parable about lessons of lockdown and a sense of entitlement put to the test."

(Frankfurter Allgemeine)

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Happy days in Nepal

"Anyone who has a trip around the world and not only egoistic motives in mind is well advised with this book."
(Sueddeutsche Zeitung, October 17, 2022)

book review by Stephen Fisher

by Gaby Sikorski

"The images are often of breathtaking beauty, yet the film is entertaining rather than meditative, humorous and interesting, with a comfortable pace."


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At home on the go

"The globetrotter with roots in Steinwende is writing a book about it that touches, takes you away and wants to be read."
(Die Rheinpfalz, 08/10/2022)

Book review by Doris Theato

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The light goes on and
there is silence

"They tell about their lives and show how little it takes to go to bed satisfied at night. The film has an impact."
(Die Rheinpfalz, 08/10/2022)

by Doris Theato


von Sebastian Dingler

"The film accompanies the viewer as two Central Europeans immerse themselves in a foreign world, which they are becoming more and more fond of."

(Saarbrücker Zeitung, 08/15/22)


Film review by Ulrich Sonnenschein

"With incredibly poetic images and a well thought-out, almost literary off-text, the two document everyday life in the village and the magic of nature, to which the corona virus somehow also belongs."

(epd film, 07/22/2022)

Der PIPER Reader Herbst 2022 Namaste Corona! Michael Moritz

The PIPER Reader

Autumn 2022

"Meeting point Kathmandu: This is where globetrotter Michael has come to see Anna again. Since their last encounter..."

(PIPER Reader, pages 112-119)


Autumn Programme 2022

Adventure and Travel

"Stranded in the Himalayas: Of travelling in times of pandemic".
(MALIK Autumn Programme,

page 10-11)

MALIK Herbstprogramm / Namaste Corona! Michael Moritz
Namaste Himalaya Michael Moritz
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It made
me humble

"Michael Moritz was stranded in Nepal with his girlfriend Anna Baranowski for almost six months." (Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 9th, 2021)

Namaste Himalaya / Namaste Corona! Anna Baranowski und Michael Moritz
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Refuge in the Himalayas

A log by
Monika Maier-Albang

"A German couple is sitting out the pandemic with farmers in Nepal. They are helping out in the fields and working on a film project."
(Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 29, 2020)

Namaste Himalaya / Namaste Corona! Anna Baranowski und Michael Moritz

Stranded in the Himalayas

A report by Michael Moritz

"Globetrotter Michael Moritz is currently stuck in Nepal. From the mountain paradise he reports on the parallels between his trip and the current crisis at home."
(Outdoor magazine, April 6, 2020)

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Two vegans from Kaiserslautern cycle to the North Cape

A report by Thea Konrad

"Michael Moritz and Julian Völk cycled 4500 kilometers from Steinwend to Norway to the North Cape. The two adventurers mostly drew their muscular strength from sorted vegetables from supermarkets."

(Die Rheinpfalz, September 25, 2020)

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The Way of St James

by Susanne Bohlmann
Michael Moritz as the protagonist
and Anna Baranowski as camerawoman

Get out of everyday life, get out of your comfort zone: With its 800 kilometers, the Camino Frances is a challenging journey through France and Spain - and to yourself. (ARTE, 2020)

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