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Tagged With: Bolivia

Coca leaves

I have to state this so it’s clarified but yes, you can buy coca leaves in Peru and Bolivia (as well as other countries in Latin America if legal). These leaves are not used by the locals to refine them into cocaine but rather they are used as a native herb/supplement such as chewing them … Continue reading »

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Bolivia day 9 – Potosí and the Mine Tour

No shits when I woke up or during the day after eating all that street food the night before so things were looking and smelling rosy already. Thanks to signing up for the mine tour the day before, I was excited and looking forward to going inside a real operating mine. Now obviously the working … Continue reading »

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Bolivia day 8 – Potosí, the former mining city

Well, as much as Sucre was enjoyable, it was back on the road again with this day being a fairly easy bus ride from Sucre to Potosi which took about 3-4 hours on the road. Another Intrepid move on the itinerary. As always, the bus rides were very scenic with lots of rolling hills, mountains, … Continue reading »

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Bolivia day 7 – Sucre, the dinosaur park, mirador, and a movie

Yes, a dinosaur park in Sucre. In Bolivia. One does exist! Well, more like a museum by a nearby open mine where people can see these huge preserved dinosaur steps. This place probably has to be one of the best dinosaur trails and footsteps ever maintained and saved in the world. What initially was a … Continue reading »

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Bolivia day 6 – Sucre, the White City

After several days in the crowded big city of La Paz, I finally got out of it even after that rough bus ride. Sure, the traffic can be crazy in South America, but overall with nothing to expect, the bus trip itself was not too bad. Yes, it go crazy here and there, waking me … Continue reading »

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