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Photos: Potosi (mines) and Tarija (wine region)

BOLIVIA | Mon, 22 Jun 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

We visited the mines in Potosi ( 4070m-13353ft). Often claimed to be the highest city in the world. The Cerro Rico (Spanish for "Rich Mountain"), the mountain's huge supply of silver led to both immense riches for the Spanish Empire and appalling suffering ... Read more >
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Tags: mines, parilla, potosi, tarija, wine

Photos: Tranquille, tranquille à Sucre ;-)

BOLIVIA | Tue, 16 Jun 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Nous avons passé une petite semaine tranquille à Sucre qui est l'ancienne capitale de la Bolivie située à 2800m-9186ft. Sucre est une ville "propre" et calme par rapport à la Paz et une ville parfaite pour se reposer et "ne rien faire". La température ... Read more >
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Tags: cimetière, dinosaures, potosi, sucre


BOLIVIA | Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By coggos | Views [884]

 This country is full to the brim with so many adventures and experiences. It is raw, honest and exciting. Probably not for the faint hearted. We saw so much celebration and dancing in every town we visited. They have a rich culture, which they ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, isla del sol., la paz, potosi, rafting, rurrenabaque, sucre, turpiza, uyuni


NICARAGUA | Fri, 21 Jun 2013 | By coggos | Views [3204]

        Nica We land on a deserted beach with an abandoned boat pier alongside. "Is this Potosi?" we ask the boatman. "Si" ...yep we have landed in Nicaragua. Just the two of us.The immigration office is a short walk ... Read more >

Tags: esteli, jiquillo, laguna de apoyo, masaya, nicaragua, ometepe, potosi, san carlos, solentiname, somoto canyon

Southern Bolivia - Sucre, Potosi, Tupiza and Uyuni tour

BOLIVIA | Tue, 20 Nov 2012 | By kamzam | Views [6203] | Comments [5]

I had great expectations from Sucre. I have heard from so many people about how charming the place was and I was really looking forward to spending few days there. The bus journey was awful. I was on the bus that kept getting flat tyres and then in ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, mines, potosi, salt flats, sucre, tarabuco, tupiza, uyuni

Bolivia, Potosi: And You Think Your Job Sucks

BOLIVIA | Thu, 27 Oct 2011 | By elis82 | Views [1760]

After a 2 night monster bus trip from Huaraz, Peru to La Paz in Bolivia, we stopped for a day of rest to send some packages, eat ice cream and drink beer. From there, we were back onto another night bus en route to Potosi. Potosi is historically one ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, potosi

Getting High in Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Sun, 20 Jun 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [3969] | Comments [4]

It was when we arrived at the bus station in the Bolivian border town of Villazon that it became obvious we would have to get used to less luxurious forms of travel from now on. Our bus had no suspension or shocks, the seats were broken and on our ... Read more >

Tags: animal sacrifice, cerro rico, mines, potosi, salar de uyuni, spanish school, sucre, tupiza, volunteering

Higher and higher....

BOLIVIA | Wed, 1 Jul 2009 | By thebigtrip | Views [1127]

After the awful bus trip from Uyuni we were all wrecked after our Salt Flats trip. We decided to spend a few days in Potosi which is the highest city in the world at 4060ft above sea level. The altitude at this level was a killer and just doing simple ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, la paz, potosi, sucre

Potosi, oder die hoechstgelegene Stadt der Welt!

BOLIVIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2009 | By steffen_graz | Views [1978] | Comments [4]

Hola Amigos nach vielen tollen Erlebnissen ist es nun mal wieder Zeit Euch davon zu berichten. An Ostermontag habe ich Sucre nach ca. 1,5 Wochen verlassen. Ich hab es dort echt genossen. An Karfreitag gab es eine große Prozession duch die Stadt und ... Read more >

Tags: cerro rico, potosi


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