Valery Hotel

Av. Litoral esq. Colquechaca, Potosi, 0000, Bolivia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Potosi

Potosi Couplets

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... at first
With a lack of oxygen, I hope our lungs don’t burst

We followed the track into the dark-ness
Over some rocks and through a tight crevice

We saw the devil tribute, one of three miner gods
Some tributes were offered, as a positive nod

We met two more miners, one had worked there for years
He tried selling us silver, but no money we had here

On leaving the mines, ...

Unboliviable

A travel blog entry by rktravel

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... was called over to inspect the tickets.... He too, declared that our seats were non-existent. Putting an end to their intolerably ineffective problem solving, we suggested they simply give us new seats. About 30 minutes of phone calls later, they told us we could have the two seats on the top floor, back row. Now, the seats we paid for were on the lower level, cleverly chosen to maximize comfort for the 24 hours of travel. ...

40. Potosí - Hi ho, hi ho!

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

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... there are only 2 private companies. The legal age to work in the mines is 18 but due to a lack of regulation, children still slip through. Not many workers were in the mines that day as the football team, Nacional Potosí, the team of the miners, had lost 0-4 the previous day and the miners were still drowning their sorrows! Wilson also explained that not just anyone can enter the mine and start hacking at the walls. There is a strict hierarchy from apprentice up to ...

Potosi - It's all in the mine

A travel blog entry by jdtrip

... in that entry) and onwards to the waiting ships on the Pacific coast. From there it would head round to the Atlantic bound for Europe but upon the way there was a chance it would be captured by the pirate (if you go along with Spanish-version history) Sir Francis Drake and redirected to Britain.

The Spanish forced millions of natives to work in the mines and when their numbers started to dwindle, they brought over millions of African slaves from Angola. ...

The Potosí Mines

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... than crackers and peanut butter sandwiches in the bus, so we were all eager to find good food. For 16 Bolivianos, or a bit more than $2 US per person, this restaurant served us a "set" all veggie lunch, including an appetizer, salad, rice, a main dish, a side, soup, bread and desert; hit the spot. Right after lunch, with our bellies sufficiently filled, we walked a few blocks to the Casa Nacional de la Moneda, a massive, block long building, built in 1672 by the Spanish to serve ...

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This hotel, located on Av. Litoral esq. Colquechaca, Potosi, is near Potosi Mine and San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple - Convento y Templo "San Francisco" de Potosí.
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