Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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Potosi, Silver Mine Tour, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi, Silver Mine Tour

A travel blog entry by canadiansmiley

... of us 5Bs. We all got into our dorms rooms and slept till 9ish. I wanted to see the hot shower. That was my first one in Bolivia. So I was the first to check it out. It was not that bad not too hot but warm. I then went to book my Silver Tour Mine ...

Potosi and the mountain that eats men alive..., Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi and the mountain that eats men alive...

A travel blog entry by davidandsar

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After leaving Perú, we headed back to Bolivia to continue our journey South... We spent a couple of days in Copacabana (the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca), which was pretty, then headed to Sucre, the old Bolivian capital. Sucre is a beautiful city, we ...

A day in Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

A day in Potosi

A travel blog entry by chrisblock

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I like potosi. It's a nice city. It's quite small but it's got lots to see and do and it has nice buildings and some cool cobbled streets. This morning I skipped the trip to the mines and went out for breakfast with Angie instead. We also had the task of ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by lyleston

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Mining for silver, Villa Imperial de Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

Mining for silver

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... mountain where they mine for tin, lead, bronze but mainly silver. It was once the biggest silver mine in the world, which made Potosi one of the richest cities. The mine has claimed over 8 million workers due to the harsh conditions inside which cause a ...

Can I get a new cup and a canary please?, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Can I get a new cup and a canary please?

A travel blog entry by pcandjd

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A sneaky flight to avoid a hellish bus trip had us getting from Santa Cruz to Sucre in the mid to south of Bolivia. Sucre is the judicial capital of Bolivia but remains a moderate sized but beautiful city. It was largely developed by the Spanish and has a ...

LAS MINAS de CERRO RICO, Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

LAS MINAS de CERRO RICO

A travel blog entry by jonesbrother

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... ! Además he sostenido una dinamita que ha estado encendida!! Die Minen waren echt eine hammer Erfahrung. Sie befinden sich in Potosi, der hoechsten Grossstadt der Welt, ziemlich genau 4000m Hoch. Hier in Potosi befindet sich auch der einzigste Markt der ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by susanneflorian

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... Movimiemto Nacionalista Revolucionario (Movimiento Libre) MNR von Víctor Paz Estenssoro verstaatlicht und die Corporación Minera de Bolivia gegründet.Seit 1987 sind die kolonialen Bauten Potosís Teil der UNESCO-Liste des Weltkulturerbe. Dazu gehören ...

Silberstadt Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Silberstadt Potosi

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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Wir haben nur 24 h in Potosi bevor wir weiter nach Uyuni fahren. Die Stadt war eine der größten und wichtigsten im 17-18.Jahrhundert wegen ihrer Silbervorkommen. Heutzutage wird auch noch Silber abgebaut unter widrigsten Bedingungen. Olga und ich haben ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by marcopolo11

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...  amatriciana with a few flecks of bacon. Edible but more like a soup than a pasta.   Our first stop was Potosi's set piece attraction -the enormous- Casa de Moneda (mint) The largest mint built by the Spanish in the Americas, not surprising ...

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