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One of the Most Dangerous Mines in the World - Potosi, Bolivia

While we “studied’ in Sucre we kept hearing of travelers visiting a small town called Potosi and decided we would give it a crack. It was going to split up our journey to Uyuni so we thought “why not” – long bus rides suck! 955 more words


10 Scary Places in Missouri

Missouri has a number of scary places that may be worth visiting. Many of them may not be as famous as others, it is nice that you can visit local ones. Happy Hunting!


Potosí and its hidden treasures

Hey there!

As I am a lot behind our actual travels I will try to catch up with some pictures and stories about Bolivia. This one will be about a place that I personally liked a lot because of its “everyone-knows-everyone” feeling and colonial buildings. 228 more words

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Day 24 - Uyuni Arrival

I woke up with a stinking cold. The alarm went off and I curled up in bed ignoring it. When I finally surfaced I dosed myself up and stood in the shower waiting for it to make me feel better….No such luck! 279 more words

Day 23 - Potosí

Today we left lovely Sucre behind and headed to Potosí.

Potosí is a mining town at approximately 4,000m above sea level. I can definitely feel the difference. 449 more words



Naša slijedeća destinacija bio je Potosí. Sa svojih 4090 m jedan je od najviših gradova na svijetu. Nalazi se u sjeni planine Cerro Rico i njezinog rudnika, oko kojeg se vrti život stanovnika. 1,291 more words


Into the mines of Cerro Rico in Potosi, Bolivia

Having once gone down the deep claustrophobic shaft of a British mine many years ago, we had no desire to enter the mines of Cerro Rico (rich mountain) overlooking #Potosi, the world famous mountain & onetime origin of the world’s largest silver deposits… 1,167 more words