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... ass bubble noises but otherwise it is bliss. After breakfast and a somewhat panicked hour early than envisaged check out we explore the city a bit l, trying to hit a recommendation for lunch but, as ever, we don't find it so we go back to the same place. More people are ill but I finally feel on the mend, yay. Lorenza has changed the bus as he was ill so we get an afternoon transfer to.... Salt flats! Very ...
... on this trip. The national mint museum gives you a history of the coins that were minted here made from the silver that was mined here. The last coins were minted here in 1953 and now all the currency is imported from various countries! No pictures are allowed to be taken in here unless you are willing to pay extra! All visits to the mines are guided by ex miners, the attire for visiting ...
... my bag every time I want to close it. After the two hours was up we went back to check on Sheeno who had perked up a little bit. They gave him more antibiotics and told us to get some food into the chap. We brought him to our local restaurant where our waiter friend was there watching the box and drinking coffee. After we had ordered our food my prayers were finally answered. I felt a rumbling in my stomach and made straight for ...
We jumped on a bus from Uyuni to Potosi the closest city which sits at 4100m and is the highest city in the world. Kate, Andrew, Cortney and Trevor (the American couple) came with us. The journey took 4 hours and although the bus was pretty uncomfortable the scenery definitely made up for it. It was unbelievable, we decided that we already loved Bolivia. We found a cool hostel to all stay at and then headed out to find some tea. We wandered to the main square and ...
... in the mines does to their lungs. We were assured that no tourists have ever died as we were brought to the safest park of the mine, although it felt unsafe!! The worst part was walking up and down these unstable ladders to visit other levels of the mine and over narrow planks of wood over 120meter drops! Well it definitely was an experience and not for the faint hearted or closterphobic.
The best part was meeting the miners and hearing that unfortunately some of them ...