Monthly Archives: January 2013

Potosi: Mining, Altitude and the Culture of Coca Leaves

Potosi is a heavy place. Built at 4,060 meters (13,300 feet) between mountains filled with silver, Potosi is one of the world´s highest cities and was once one of the richest. When the Spanish colonized Bolivia and settled Potosi, they … Continue reading

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Life in Sucre

I’ve been staying in Sucre now for over a week, living a simple life in a beautiful hostel called Wasi Masi with a big garden and a mellow communal feel. I was lucky enough to score a private room with … Continue reading

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