Have you ever heard of a city called Potosí? A Bolivian city known for its mines and tragic history? It’s hard to imagine that this city once belonged to one of the richest and largest cities in South America, because of its flourishing mine industry. But today there is not much left. In this article I’m taking you to the almost exhausted mines of Potosí, a miners-market and the lord of the underground.
Potosí is the highest city in the world, located at an altitude of 4067m. A visit to this city should really not be missed! To dive into the history of this once bustling mining town. But also to explore the streets, markets, mines and to mingle with the locals. In this article I’m taking you on a journey to the highest city in the world: Potosí!