Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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Mines, hot springs, and tough decisions..., Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Mines, hot springs, and tough decisions...

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey

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... decided to head south to the small town of Tupiza to try to get in the back way (trains from here are reportedly running, but no information is reliable in Bolivia). Should this still not be possible, we will cross the border south into Argentina instead! ...

Kicking our heels in Potosí, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Kicking our heels in Potosí

A travel blog entry by janicoo

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... of interesting musuems and churches to visit; unfortunately I missed the Royal Mint, which is often touted as the best museum in Bolivia. I did however make it to the local convent, where we were treated to a fascinating tour of the complex and the lives ...

The Devils Mine, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The Devils Mine

A travel blog entry by paulontheroad

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... than the mines Potosi offers very little for the traveller and it was about time to head for Argentina. Having chosen to stay on the tour a little longer, after Potosi I only had a free camp and then camping in Salta left before heading to Buenos ...

Argent. Tango, Chilean Desert, Bolivian Salt Flats, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Argent. Tango, Chilean Desert, Bolivian Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by in.the.world

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... a lot. Anyway, new group is pretty cool as well. We are bigger this time (17 people) and a pretty cool tour guide from Bolivia. Now most people are from Australia, New Zealand, England and we are even 2 Austrians! :-) Mattias is great! The next day we ...

Potosi, the Silver city, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi, the Silver city

A travel blog entry by sayogovi

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... . The miners must accept their fate to die young as opposed to initiating any improvements in working conditions. Mine workers throughout Bolivia have the potential to earn much more money mining than at other available jobs. Hence, it appears that the ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by mercurial

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... : we walkd around a bit, went to the market and all of us had a haircut. On Wednesday evening I took the overnight bus to Potosi; Clare and Aoeife were staying another day to go horseriding in the canyon and we agreed we'd meet again in Sucre. The journey ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by briancordova

loved the mines. changed my ...

Lets go Mining.., Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Lets go Mining..

A travel blog entry by jammie_traveler

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Arriving at a ridiculous time in the morning to any place is no fun but throw in frozen cars and not enough warm clothes it makes it a whole lot worse although not uneventful! We walked towards the taxis to discover that one was almost knew whilst the ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by livetheworld

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Potosi - the highest city in the world (4060m) is built completely around the silver mining industry, with one third of the town still working in the mines. Apparently there is enough unmined silver under the city to build two bridges to Spain but ...

Dec 06, 2010, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Dec 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by flicandmark

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