Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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Potosi, Villa Imperial de Potosí, Bolivia travel blog


A travel blog entry by ~kirin~


... . However the working conditions the workers (African slaves and Indigenous people) had to endure was really quite awful. We did learn where the dollar sign comes from - the S and the I in Potosi apparently. Matt was slightly dubious about that ...

Pieces of eight, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Pieces of eight

A travel blog entry by sue.tonytravels


... trying to make a living. This includes about 800 children as young as 8 years old, fortunately there are organisations in Bolivia working to try and get these kids into less dangerous work.  The average life expectancy for someone working the mines ...

Huayna Potosi erfolgreich bestiegen, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi erfolgreich bestiegen

A travel blog entry by walter_am_berg


Nach zwei Ruhetagen in La Paz, die wir mit den gewohnten Fruchtshakes, Kaffee und Kuchen, Lamasteak usw. geniessen, geht es wieder in die Berge: Am 22.6. 10:30 Abfahrt mit dem Taxi zum Zongopass auf 4.500. Anschliessend erfolgt der Aufstieg ins Hochlager ...

Potosi Stopover, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi Stopover

A travel blog entry by jlb

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The Silver City of Potosi Bolivia, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The Silver City of Potosi Bolivia

A travel blog entry by dreams2reality


... :00am. Potosi is the highest city in the world and is known as the "Silver City" due to it's vast mining operations. I traveled to Potosi with Tom whom I'd met at the hostel in Sucre. The first thing we did was go to the tour agency which was in charge of ...

Highest city in the world, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Highest city in the world

A travel blog entry by sifi87

... mine. Apart from this , if you just want a few days wandering the streets, drinking in cafes and  looking through the markets, Potosi is a nice enough place to do it. Although it is not really worth the risk of altitude sickness in order to do so. ...

La Paz and Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz and Potosi

A travel blog entry by anitadyer


La Paz and Potosi - two things you must do: 1.) Downhill mountain bike the most dangerous road in the world, and 2.) Descend the many levels of the Potosi ...

L'Altiplano Bolivien, Potosí Machacamarca, Bolivia travel blog

L'Altiplano Bolivien

A travel blog entry by nanoufanette


Viele Höhenmeter, dunkle Minen und Cocablätter, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Viele Höhenmeter, dunkle Minen und Cocablätter

A travel blog entry by bjoern84


... mines and coca leaves   The bus trip to Potosi was legendary and you could literally that prevail here different customs in Bolivia.   It was interesting to see what people all packed in the bus. Because in addition to our heavy backpacks, ...

Bolivias høyeste by på 4060 moh!, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivias høyeste by på 4060 moh!

A travel blog entry by hegetage


... bare oss og lokale reisende på bussen som ble ganske stappfull til slutt, men på asfalterte veier ( bare 25 % av veinettet i Bolivia kan by på dette) ble det en flott tur. Nydelig utsikt og bolivansk folkeliv! Humping, skrangling, dårlig plass, ...

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