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Team Dynamite

The Potosi Mines

September 4th 2008
The air was unbearably hot, the tunnels were cramped, and the atmosphere was filled with dust and asbestos generated from the blasting of rock. Together with the uncomfortable knowledge that Australian experts predicted the tunnels should have collapsed 4 years ago, I was on an adrenaline fuelled adventure deep into the silver mines of Potosi at an elevation of 4000 metres above sea level. This w ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Potosi

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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Tot: 0.104s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0125s; 13; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb