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Lillie Bugz Children's Boutique 

It feels really good when I roll into my little hometown and see that businesses are growing and taking up blank spaces down Main Street. One such business is this adorable little shop my friend Billie Jo recently opened. 170 more words

Missouri

Potosi: A Lesson in Humility

Having hastily left Uyuni, we were on our way to the city of Potosí. This was to be our first real experience of Bolivia in the sense that we would be experiencing the culture and the way of life rather than just appreciating the scenery. 1,699 more words

July 23, 2016: An Offering for Tio

Inside the mines of Potosi, it is hot and the air is thick with silica and other particulate that will leave you with a nasty set of respiratory disorders if you stay here a few years. 893 more words

Open Ended Social Studies

July 22, 2016: An Authentic Bus Ride in Bolivia

Today was supposed to be so simple.  Bus from Uyuni to Potosi, an easy four hour ride through the southern Bolivian Altiplano. 710 more words

Open Ended Social Studies

Cerro Rico: The Mountain that eats Men

My breathing is heavy. Never before have I been to a place as high in altitude – at about 4,300 meters – and as low in oxygen. 2,676 more words

Travel

The Silver Slaves

In 1544 Diego Huallpa, a local Inca, was walking across a mountain in the central highlands of Bolivia searching for an escaped llama. In the evening he built a fire which, so the legend goes, became so hot that the earth beneath it started to melt and a shiny liquid oozed from the ground.   1,457 more words

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Uyuni Salt Flat Classic 3 day tour

Hello we would like to invite you to participate of our budget 3 day classic tour at the Uyuni Salt Flats + the Colored Lagoons, the itinerary is as it follows: 795 more words

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