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Tio- The Devil God of the Mine that the miner make offerings too

Potosi and the Silver Mine

July 14th 2008
I got to Potosi mid-day after a horrible bus ride and settled into highest city of its size in the world. The main attraction of Potosi is its silver mine and to be able to tour it. On sunday morning we met with our guide and traveled to a site to get out fitted in our miner outfits. We got pants, jackets, rubber boots, helmets, and head lamps. Dressed in our mine outfits we headed to the miner ma ... read more
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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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