Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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La chica mas fuerte- Huayana Potosi, Huayana Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

La chica mas fuerte- Huayana Potosi

A travel blog entry by soph13

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... , bolivianīs plans always change... LUCKILY this was planned by a Brasilian and two English girls so it turned out well... Huayana Potosi, the three day trek costs in total less than 100pounds for 6088 meters...  Day 1.  The trek began at the ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by dimi81

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... adults :) we decided to give the museum a skip and head out to Tupiza a day earlier. And not a decision we regret now. Potosi is a tiny town, with some charm. But unless you want to do the mine tours its probably not worth a visit. But as we stayed ...

Into the mines, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Into the mines

A travel blog entry by nicole_ryley

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... trip back down to the centre of Potosi we were able to blow up some dynamite we had bought earlier....only in Bolivia. Potosi itself is a pleasant town with a lovely main square and some fantastic colonial architecture including some of the nicest ...

Potosi, Villa Imperial de Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by ~kirin~

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... . 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

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... 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

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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

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... :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

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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 ...

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