Conquering(attempting) Huayna Potosi!! December 31st 2008 Thoroughly bored of pollution, crazy drivers and boozing me and Melissa decided we had to get out of La Paz and be a little productive. The last time i was here i really wanted to climb Mount Potosi which is a measly 6088 metres(2500 off Everest). Its suppose to be one of the most accessible 6000+ metre mountains in the world. We didn't realise how productive we would need to be!!
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South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department 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