The highest city in the world May 21st 2008 Potosi
At 4070 metres above sea level I'm fairly sure Potosi is the world's highest city. After the cold dorm rooms of the salt flat tour we decided to treat ourselves to a nice room, with such luxuries as an ensuite bathroom, TV, and, best of all...............heating!!! I now realise how little I appreciated central heating when I had it.
Potosi has been designated a UNESCO worl ... 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