The whitewashed Casa de la Libertad, where Bolivia’s Declaration of Independence was signed on August 6 of 1825, after 14 years of fighting for independence. From that point of view, Bolivia was the last Spanish imperial territory in South America to gain its independence.   Sucre’s nickname is “La Ciudad
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When we say underground, we mean underground   Our descent into the mine     It is not just one mine, but several smaller mines, which are in the same cooperative. The mines of Potosí are located in the mountain called “Cerro Rico”, which is Spanish for rich mountain. It
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The beautiful center of Potosi   Before arriving in Potosí we had a few more kilometers of mountains road ahead of us. We left the really nice wild camp, and made it through the sand and over the ditch. We were back on the road, and I decided that it
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Sopa de mani (peanut soup) and picante de pollo (chicken in spicy sauce)   We really liked the peanut soup, but because we love peanuts, we would love if it had even more peanut flavor. The peanut soup was made on a chicken broth, but can also be made on
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We travelled in Paraguay from the 25th of June to the 16th of July 2018 (in total 22 days). Our stay in Paraguay was a little different, compared to the other countries we have travelled in. We visited a Danish friend and could stay at one of his guesthouses for
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We could actually stay in the botanical garden for free, and the staff was really nice. There were even people at work during the night for safety, though the botanical garden is closed. Inside the is also a zoo, and we had heard that the zoo had a tapir, which
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