Into the Silver Mines of Potosi April 26th 2015 Potosi, one of the highest cities in the world and with an interesting and brutal past like not a lot of cities have. But most people in the world don’t even know that this place exists, even less, know about the tragic history it presents. So here is my story about Potosi and my experience in this city.
I have read briefly about Potosi when I was in Sucre and the history of the city is fasci ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department 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
Well, I am just a normal male who likes a bit of adventure. To get out of the day-to-day trot and have a bit of fun. Born in Germany and living in OZ since 1987, I am very interested and involved in international politics. I am politically neither left nor right, and generally against labeling a persons political beliefs. I like my life, have great kids, and some of the best friends a human can have.
And I like traveling, and that is what this blog is all about. Having stepped foot on all 7 continents, my goal is to have visited 100 countries before my body decides to pack it in........
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