Advertisement
« previous next »
Outside Again  
   

Outside Again

While one is still recovering from the dark and dusty world the other is looking forward to blowing up his dynamite.
Deep Down in the Mines of Cerro Rico

April 1st 2006
Potosi was once the richest city of South America. Silver and other precious material has been mined from its Cerro Rico, meaning rich mountain, for more than four centuries. And a visit to this city is still impresive today. High in the Andes I could hardly catch my breath in the first days. At about 4100m Potosi is as high as human settlements get. While the vast number of churches and decorated ... 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
Advertisement
Tot: 2.456s; Tpl: 0.03s; cc: 40; qc: 161; dbt: 0.0803s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.6mb