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Casa de moneda

The Casa de Moneda is the old mint in Potosi it is now a museum. Haven´t done many museums so far so decided to go on the guided tour which explained Potosi´s history as formerly one of the richest towns in the world, due to the huge silver reserves that were in the mountain above the town. This face is quite famous, one explanation is that it is meant to be Bacchus smiling ironically at the departing Spaniards. Modern Bolivian money is now actually made in Spain.
Uyuni (Bolivia) to Cochabamba (Bolivia)

August 2nd 2006
"Fifty years ago in Sucre, Bolivia there lived a very beautiful young lady called Lydia. She had wonderfully large eyes with curly, dangerous eyelashes rather like octopus tentacles. Her legs were also very lovely, almost two metres long whilst her lips were as soft, sensual and moist as raw sausages. In addition to her great beauty she was also very intelligent, she spoke five languages and was ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Cochabamba Department » Cochabamba

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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