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Potosi, Bolivia: llama foetuses, fiesta and more sickness

Potosi is 4,090  metres above sea level – just over 300 metres higher than Uyuni, where we arrived to from . As we reached  Potosi in the middle of the night by bus my husband was still ill from altitude sickness. 1,150 more words


Backpacking and Bus Riding through Bolivia

Bolivia is a country of extremes. Historically and even today there is a lot of political unrest and there have been almost constant coups over the last few centuries. 899 more words


Potosi and the silver mine

Potosi is the highest city in the world (about 4000m) and it’s one of the most important city of Bolivia. The main activity is the mineral extraction (in particular silver) from the mountain next to the city. 246 more words



24/04 – 26/04                  ITA / ENG

Potosí è stata la prima città che abbiamo visitato in Bolivia dopo aver attraversato il Salar dello Uyuni. Si trova a 4090 m, ormai siamo abituati a queste altitudini! 597 more words


Potosi, Sucre, and Santa Cruz, or the one where it comes to an end

It’s all winding down now. I’ve basically not taken my camera out in the last couple of weeks (I’ve stolen a couple of pics from Rav instead), done very little of note, generally been getting ready for the end. 1,141 more words


Who gets to travel?

At the hostel La Casona in Potosí, Bolivia, there was this world map in the reception office, indicating where many of the visitors had come from. 214 more words


Bolivia - The hidden treasure 

Hey guys!

As we mentioned in our last blog post we met up with some friends, Nate and Jess, and headed down south in Bolivia to take a salt lake tour with them on Salar de Uyuni. 1,547 more words