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Sucre, ah honey, honey

Sucre is the capital of Bolivia (dispute ongoing with La Paz which is bigger and has more financial and political influence nowadays) is a beautiful white colonial town filled with university students and the densest population of lawyers you will ever witness. 1,840 more words



Po-to-si, po-to-si, po-to-siiiiiii! We followed the call at the bus station. The group of us all went off on another hairy bus journey. At this stage, we were travelling with… 1,924 more words


Potosí, ciudad minera / Potosí, mining city

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Potosí es una ciudad que nació en la época colonial cuando los españoles descubrieron que había un cerro repleto de oro, plata y otros minerales. 2,617 more words


Shades of Bolivia

During my journey in South America, Bolivia is probably the country where I’ve been able to experience the most things. In 5 weeks, I felt to walk on the moon in the South Lupez surrounded by volcanoes at 4000m, burnt my eyes in the deep white of the Uyuni Salar, walked into the highest and messy capital La Paz, made a dream coming true by climbing the Huayna Potosi summit (6088m), met nice locals in small villages and lost myself (with a guide) into the impenetrable Amazon rainforest…and there is still a lot to explore there… 57 more words


Week 16: Potosi & Sucre, Bolivia

After Uyuni I decided to make my way to Potosi. This is a really special place with an amazing history. It is mainly famous for it’s mines containing silver. 1,994 more words

Week 4: Settling into Sucre

This week I’m saying hola from Bolivia, where I’m settling down, hanging up my clothes (after FINALLY getting laundry done) and slowing down the pace after a busy first month. 601 more words

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With no day buses to Potosi, we were obliged to get another minivan. We had to wait 45 minutes this time for the van to fill up which enabled us to eat our lunch whilst we were waiting. 2,565 more words

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