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Martin in his mine wear at the miners market where we bought coca, soft drinks and dynamite as gifts for the miners.
The Mountain That Eats Men

June 30th 2009
Almost no words to describe our experience in Potosi. The bus journey from Sucre was an event in itself, on the bad side my seat was stuck in the recline position making things uncomfortable for me and the girl behind me and the bus was also (over)loaded with people standing next to us for the bumpy six hour journey. But as always the upsides made up for it, the mountain views are spectacular an ... 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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