Travel Blogs from Potosi, Bolivia

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Miner Drama inside Cerro Rico, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Miner Drama inside Cerro Rico

A travel blog entry by earthenmi

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... city, a suburb if you like, but they certainly have their own definitive community. Within this community and indeed most of Bolivia they have two main languages, Spanish and the native language Quechua. As is standard we bought some gifts for the ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan

5

... is much nicer (indeed, we’ll take to drinking coca tea quite a bit over the next couple of weeks!) The mines in Potosi are actually still operating – and actually, they are operated in the same way they have been for the last 200-300 ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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Overview: So Potosi is famous for being the home of the Cerro Rico(rich mountain), a mountain full of silver that the Spanish exploited and amazingly 20% of the silver in circulation in the world has come from here. Most people come to do a tour of said ...

potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

potosi

A travel blog entry by cactusjoe

visit to ...

Sick Day, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Sick Day

A travel blog entry by tamararae

... book exchange.  We picked up an English-Spanish dictionary at long last!  What a god send!  We had a walk around Potosi which was a lot nicer than our first impression.  We found a nice café and wandered around the markets.  Then ...

een bezoek voor ons, realiteit voor 15000 mensen, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

een bezoek voor ons, realiteit voor 15000 mensen

A travel blog entry by jorisc

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De dag van onze 'transfer' van Sucre naar Potosí regende het pijpestelen... gevolg: een voormiddagje wachten op onze taxi ipv 's middags al aangekomen zijn... gevolg 2: als het bewolkt is en regent, is het nogal koud op 4090m hoogte... Maar goed, ...

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 ...

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