Bolivia November 6th 2009 Potosi is the highest city in the world at an altitude of 4020m above sea level. It also has a working silver mine in the mountain of Cerra Rica (rich mountain).but we decided not to go down the mines where we could potentially get asbestosis or inhale any number of other poisons. Instead we went to watcha film called The Devil´s Miner in Sucre. It is a documentary about a 14 year old boy who wo ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Potosi 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
I am travelling around the world this year and this blog is set up so that you can read all about what I get up to. I start in South America with Tracey and Franki - Sydney visiting John, Mel and my newest cousin Jessica (and the rest of the gang) - New Zealand - Fiji - Australia - South East Asia maybe Emma will join me maybe Steph will.....and then home. Hopefully I will have the time/internet access/will to put things up here and not let it sit here on the internet all empty and jealous of the blogs that get updated by their owners.... we'll see.
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