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Street view with Cerro Rico, Potosi

More Photos From Potosi

Here’s one last group of photos from Potosi, Bolivia.  As you might guess by the volume of pictures, I really liked Potosi. …

Nissan Civilian bus, Potosi

Potosi’s Nissan Buses

When visiting Bolivia in September 2016, I spent a couple of days in Potosi, one of Bolivia’s oldest and most historic cities. …

View of Potosi from the roof of Iglesia San Francisco

Views of Potosi From Above

Many of the churches in Potosi, Bolivia, allowed access — guided or alone — to their bell towers and/or roofs, where you could find stunning …

Dodge Bus, La Paz.

Ten Bus Photos From La Paz

When visiting Bolivia this past September, one of my favorite things about La Paz were the brightly colored old Dodge and Ford buses …

Uyuni Train Cemetery, Bolivia

The Uyuni Train Cemetery

In September, 2016, I visited the town of Uyuni, Bolivia, to take a tour on the nearby salt flats.  Part of that …

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The Salar de Uyuni

The Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat — over 4,000 square miles (10,000 square kilometers).  It’s located in the …

Mompos

A Couple Days in Mompós

During my 2013 trip to Colombia, I took a few days to travel to Mompós.  Mompós is supposed to be this quiet, sleepy …

Bus being unloaded from ferry

The Journey to Mompós

Mompós is often called a town that time forgot.  It was founded in 1537 on the banks of the Magdalena river in Bolivar, …