Valery Hotel

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

Potosi is all mine

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant

7

... it became apparent that it had actually been a really stupid thing to do. The tour started off quite well. Our group was taken to the Potosi miners' market, where you can pick up all sorts of essential supplies such as safety equipment, coca leaves...and 96 per cent alcohol. The coca leaves are chewed by the miners all day as it is said to numb the senses and stave off hunger and exhaustion. Down the mine the men - who ...

The Gateway to hell "vale un Potosi"

A travel blog entry by coco89

1

... match at 4 o'clock mean we only had little time before meeting up with Stephi and Sven to find the perfect location or food that also offered a TV for us to watch the game. The two of them had been hunting for an Internet cafe with wifi and had finally found a true gem. The koala cafe served great food and ridiculously low prices - even for Bolivian standards - and had a relatively fast Internet access. So we spent some more time there having a drink and generally ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

23

... 8211; we exempt them from all injury, accident and death!!

Was really tired, thirsty and hungry, and we had just had a nice stroll from one side of the mountain to the other.

Managed to dredge up some energy to go out later and see a few of the last remaining sights, before holing up for the night, after a good feed with some Carmenere – never thought I’d say it but too cold here for beer at night – could always drink in the day I ...

Pachamama!

A travel blog entry by chris-trip

2

... any help last but not least, being exposed to explosions and mercury detonators are probably also not the healthiest influences on your health...

When entering the mines, it all felt pretty much like in the second Indiana Jones movie as we were following some railway tracks into the mountain. Nevertheless, later it became way more challenging as the tunnels involved some serious climbing, which was pretty tiring, given that we were still at an altitude of ...

Potosi, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by scottandcorrina

6

... the process is after with the product is taken out of the mine. Most of the miners work in small collectives, with no large company mining been allowed to come into Bolivia. We then climbed up the mountain to find our entrance into the mine. We clambered through the mine that dates back to colonial times, meeting a few miners on the way before stopping at Tio the miners worshiper. On Friday the miners will come to Tio requesting good ...

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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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