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Potosi, Sucre, Uyuni & the Salt lakes

October 17th 2005
So we left the big smoke of La Paz - after fighting our way through a local fuel protest at the edge of the city and went to Potosi. Potosi is famous for being the highest city in the world at 4070 m above sea level so needless to say we got the altitude sickness yet again. It´s hard to imagine it when you are there, but it was also once the richest city in the world - they mine silver there an ... read more
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Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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