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
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Potosi 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
Welcome to Alex and Ella's round the world travel blog.
It's only taken us 10 years since we first started talking about going travelling to actually quit our jobs and book our tickets, but we're finally off!
Here we're hoping to keep you updated on our adventures over the next 6 months as we travel through South America, Australia and South East Asia. We can't promise how often we'll be writing on these pages (it all depends on how much of a good time we're having) but we'll do our best!
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