Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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Pachamama!, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Pachamama!

A travel blog entry by chris-trip

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... a tour to the famous Potosi mines for the next morning. Although I would highly recommend this activity to everyone visiting Potosi (who does not suffer from claustrophobia, asthma, any other anxiety issues and is in good physical condition), I have to ...

To Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

To Potosi

A travel blog entry by rummie81

Bus to Potosi 9-1300. Lunch Look around town, tour by Karem. Visit The Mint - museum Hotel Libertador, with ...

Hi Ho Hi Ho it's off to work we go, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Hi Ho Hi Ho it's off to work we go

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... highest city in the world. It sits at over 4000m and in the shadow of the 4700m Cerro Rico (Meaning Rich Mountain). Potosi is dominated by the mountain and its infamous mines. The mines have been producing silver since the colonial times ...

Les mines de Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Les mines de Potosi

A travel blog entry by tif_tacks

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Avec Ifaat nous voilà parties pour visiter les mines d'argent de Potosi. On part d'abord chercher des vêtements de protection puis on fait un arrêt dans une boutique pour acheter des cadeaux pour les mineurs (feuilles de coca et sodas). Ensuite on ...

Atacama and colorful Bolivia, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Atacama and colorful Bolivia

A travel blog entry by natasja72

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... we naar Bolivia vertrokken per jeep. Wat ons meteen opviel was de weg, die overging in een onverharde weg zodra we in Bolivia aankwamen. Na de gebruikelijke handelingen bij de grens, zijn we het merengebied in gereden. Dit ligt in het zuiden van Bolivia ...

The once great Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The once great Potosi

A travel blog entry by justin_and_emac

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... was known as the richest city of the Americas at its prime... It is no longer in its prime. We arrived in Potosi in the early afternoon and walked around town to familiarise ourselves. The town centre was colonial with some magnificent churches. Some of ...

pot o´ shite, Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

pot o´ shite

A travel blog entry by ramblingroisin

... nine. my sulk has now gone down a notch and i am being merely monosyallabic.  back on to peggy for our drive BACK to Potosi, where i played cards for the most of the journey, stopping off for lunch on the side of a lake where a pair of flamingos ...

The official day of the conference on telemedicine, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The official day of the conference on telemedicine

A travel blog entry by ostravel

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... of Potosi in presence of the minister of health who flew especially from La Paz, the mayor and the whole government of Potosi in complete. A special decree was issued at this occasion by the government recognizing the keynote speakers of the congress as ...

The dizzying highs of plurinational Bolivia, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The dizzying highs of plurinational Bolivia

A travel blog entry by marrre

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... the infamous San Pedro prison is more of a small city in the city, with hookers and blackjack and drugs. They told of Bolivia's shaky democratic past, including presidents who were crazy, or evil, or both. They told about the age-old traditions of burying ...

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! ...

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