A Quick Guide to Potosi, Bolovia

A Quick Guide to Potosi, Bolovia, Potosi, Bolivia (B)

I lived in Chile, in the region of the Desert of Atacama for nearly four years and had a chance to visit so many incredible places around South America. From Tierra de Fuego, through Patagonia in Argentina, to historic Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, Bolivia seemed the most “authentic” with its raw beauty. It can be daunting to plan a trip in Bolivia, so in this guide to Potosi, I’ll share all the best tips I know.

Potosi is mostly known for its silver mining industry and the most dangerous mine in the world. It is also located at 4,090 meters above sea level. It’s like halfway to Everest! Just visiting a city at such a high altitude is a bucket-list experience on its own.

Possibly the most popular activity to do in Potosi is visiting the Cerro Rico mine. We did not do that, but it’s something quite interesting to do. What is the most special about this, is listening to all the mining stories. If you opt for this, make sure that you book your tour with a reputable guide, ideally someone, who used to work in this mine to keep you safe. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Quick Guide to Potosi, Bolovia
Guide Location: Bolivia » Potosi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anna Nowak
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.postcardsfromtheworld.com/a-quick-guide-to-potosi-bolivia-all-you-need-to-know/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • the Casa Nacional de la Moneda
  • Plaza 10 de Noviembre
  • the Museo de Santa Teresa
  • the Callejon de las Brujas
  • La Merced
  • Chuquima market
  • San Bernardo District
  • Hostal Colonial Potosi
  • Virreyes Hotel
  • Cafe de la Plata
  • La Casona Verde