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altiplano between Potosi & Sucre  

altiplano between Potosi & Sucre

Sucre and the Living Is Easy...

March 7th 2013
Whew, after the horse-riding, hiking adventures of Tupiza, and the frenetic, high-altitude intensity of Potosi, it was sweet to bask in the gentility of Sucre. The city is the country's constitutional and judicial capital and had been the retreat of the wealthy escaping the high altitude, big city chaos of Potosi during the colonial period, and it was a lovely retreat for me. ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Chuquisaca Department » Sucre

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
8th November 2013

Stunning photo
I hope to see this some day.

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