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volcano Licancabur

The majestic and mystic volcano Licancabur (5,916 meters above sea level) is only 40 kilometers away from San Pedro de Atacama. The name means 'village hill', and it was venerated by the Incas, who carried out ceremonies and left offerings in the crater of its top.
Southwestern circuit

September 4th 2003
After staying a week in groovy backpackers gathering spot San Pedro de Atacama we decided to do a tour to Bolivia. We chose Turismo Colque as they promised us that we could get a ride to Potosi. I wanted to do more than just a usual trip to lagoons and Salar de Uyuni. Early in the morning we said goodbye to Chano and squeezed into a van full of Japanese, Englishmen, Germans and even a couple from ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Salar de Uyuni

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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