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Aug 12, 2006 - Bolivia Tupiza

After taking the night bus to Potosi from La Paz I decided to do a tour of the Cerro Rico Mines. This mine has yielded more silver than any other mountain or region in the world. It is also a place of bravery, tragedy, pain and joy. Although countless people have shared the wealth generated from Potosi, a much greater number of people have suffered as a consequence. The tour started with a visit to the Miners market where the miners can buy anything from torches to dynamite. At this market you are expected to buy the miners a present and to...

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