Potosi Bolivia Travel Blogs

Browse 34 travel blogs from Potosi, Bolivia. Read Potosi travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
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Jul 24, 2011 – Aug 12, 2011
While we’re still waiting for the others to arrive, we go and sit at a nice sunny spot on the patio. What a lovely weathe…
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This blog was featured on Thursday September 22nd, 2011
#2 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Potosi and a lucky escape
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Nov 16, 2007 – Feb 25, 2008
Back in La Paz for a morning to buy supplies before continuing south to Potosi.  Woke up to find I´d made an ample meal f…
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#3 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
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Apr 05, 2010 – Oct 22, 2010
It was really tough to leave Sucre, it was my chill out place in Bolivia and I felt as though I could have easily spent two wee…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday September 22nd, 2010
#4 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
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Jul 24, 2011 – Aug 12, 2011
Breakfast starts at 8 AM, but we were told that service could take a while, especially when there are a lot of people. So we ma…
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This blog was featured on Thursday September 22nd, 2011
#5 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
The Potosi Mines and to Sucre Through the Blockade
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Dec 06, 2007 – Aug 07, 2008
Officially, Potosi is the highest city in the world with about 140,000 people at an elevation of just over 4,000m. Although whe…
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#6 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
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Sep 02, 2009 – Aug 26, 2010
Potosi silver mine in Bolivia was set up by the Spanish with slave labour in 1545. 465 years has not shown a great improvement …
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This blog was featured on Wednesday March 30th, 2011
#7 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Cerro Rico Mine Tour:  literally descending into hell
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May 27, 2006 – May 30, 2006
As the other 4 in our room still lay sleeping peacefully, I kept awaking in sheer terror.  Today was the day we were suppo…
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#8 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Potosi
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Aug 11, 2009 – Oct 26, 2009
After coming back to La Paz from Rurrenabaque I met up with a few people that I had gone to Rurre with as well as a few new peo…
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#9 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
mind the mine
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Aug 31, 2011 – Oct 09, 2011
in the morning i get up and go for breakfast before the mine tour starts.  we all talk about the tour and i get some other…
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#10 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
The Coca
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Aug 21, 2007 – Feb 15, 2008
Buses in Bolivia are not like buses in Argentina. They are bus monster-truck hybrids with fat tires and loads of suspension to …
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#11 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Casa de Moneda, carmelite order convent, and the doom and gloom of the old catholic church
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May 27, 2006 – May 30, 2006
Slept in and had a pretty relaxing day.  We went to the casa de moneda, which used to be a colonial mint during spanish ru…
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#12 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Highest city in the world.
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Jan 30, 2007 – Feb 19, 2007
Hello All, Well the bus to Potosi dropped us off at an unknown location in town at about 12:30am.  I am really getting si…
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#13 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
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May 10, 2008 – Sep 10, 2008
After a continental breakfast (included) I spend the morning relaxing, sorting out emails and trying to catch up on blogs. …
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This blog was featured on Saturday October 8th, 2011
#14 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Potosi - Happy Birthday?
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Apr 16, 2008 – Nov 10, 2008
Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday dear me-ee... well no, not really. The good news was that the Poto…
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#15 of 34 Potosi travel blogs
Dynamite at High Altitude
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May 17, 2007 – Jun 11, 2007
KBOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMM!!!! Well that isnt the sound dynamite makes but it is a hell of a bang! We are in the highest city in …
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