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People of Potosí

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On our journey towards Tupiza we had to change bus halfway. This pit stop gave us a few hours to explore Potosí, which is located in the unforgiving and desolate landscape of Southern Bolivia. 412 more words

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Huayna Potosi, 6088m

Premier jour, jour blanc… au début, c’était pas gagné!

Arrivé au dernier refuge, toujours beaucoup de neige et gros risques de ne pas pouvoir aller au sommet… :s… 36 more words

Amérique Du Sud

Days 81-90: Sucre is Sweet!

We left Uyuni early on a bus to Sucre, via Potosi. Some people we met said they were stopping at Potosi to see the mines there. 1,407 more words


Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off To Work We Go

You don’t often begin a day anticipating holding a real stick of dynamite or drinking 96% vol. alcohol but every now and again those days do come along. 1,107 more words


Potosi Silver Mines

Potosi, Bolivia

After the 4 hr bus ride from Uyuni, we arrived in Potosi! The town famous for their silver mines. We weren’t sure if we would be able to get a tour to the silver mines or even get a bus out from Potosi due to the Presidential vote happening this weekend. 393 more words

Three days; three cities - our passage out of Bolivia

After our salt flat tour in Uyuni we started our journey towards Brazil – heading through Potosi, Sucre and finally Santa Cruz.

Having heard about Potosi through our Amazon guide Gio and also during our stay in Uyuni, we’d decided to check out the mining town that used to be the source of Spain’s wealth. 1,774 more words

South America

La montagna dell'argento vale un Potosí

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Leggimi in italiano

El bus nos dejó en medio de un mar de casas destartaladas, color ladrillo, a 4.000 m. Todo lo que se veían eran casas y casas, algún cerro con cuatro hierbas y otro pelado, rojo. 1,320 more words

Latin America By Bus