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New cobblestones being laid in the main plaza  
   

New cobblestones being laid in the main plaza

The locals are very unhappy as they replace perfectly good concrete tiles! They're upset re waste of money and also totally impossible to walk over them in high heels on them!
A wonderful visit to the pretty city of Sucre

July 9th 2011
We left Potosi by taxi - sharing it with an elderly couple who were going to Sucre to catch a flight to Cocabamba so the man could have more cancer treatment. They were a lovely couple, really cheery and fun. The driver was playing Western music on the CD and our fellow passenger knew every song - he sang along and we had a competition to see who could name the song first. He won! A great drive - ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Chuquisaca Department » Sucre

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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