click an image to see the large version - 12 pictures out of a total of 60 Pictures of Bolivia - Potosi
Cerro Potosi or Cerro Rico,
steep streets with colonial architecture
one of the highest cities in the world at 4,090 metres (13,420 ft)
Spanish colonial architecture, church
colonial architecture at the Casa de Moneda, the mint
San Bernando Church, Baroque facade
curious kids
city gate with Cerro Rico
balcony, Spanish colonial architecture
visiting the Cerro Rico mine, the major source of Spanish silver
miners tradionally offer Tio, the God of the mines alcohol and coca leaves
buying coca leaves and dynamite sticks for the mine visit
all photography on this page by Willem Proos
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