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Entrance of the old Spanish Mint in Potosí, Bolivia. Potosí is one of the highest cities in the world by elevation at a nominal 4,090 meters and it was the location of the Spanish colonial mint. The coinage minted during its period became so well known in the world that a saying, memorialized by Miguel de Cervantes came into use: valer un potosí, "to be worth a potosí" (that is, 'a fortune'). (V)

Entrance of the old Spanish Mint in Potosí, Bolivia (BO) - Potosí is the capital of the department of Potosí; it is one of the highest cities in the world by elevation at a nominal metres and it was the location of the Spanish colonial mint.

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#Potosí #Bolivia

La Paz - The Iglesia de San Francisco in La Paz is notable for its intricately carved façade, one the finest examples of baroque-mestizo architecture in the Americas.

The Iglesia de San Francisco in La Paz is notable for its intricately carved façade, one the finest examples of baroque-mestizo architecture in the Americas.

La Paz, Bolivia: There's just something about a windy, cobbled street that makes me want to go down it.

La Paz, Bolivia: There's just something about a windy, cobbled street that makes me want to go down it. I know this street well

Sucre Architecture - Sucre, Bolivia.  Sucre, demonstrates a side of Bolivia which is  unexpected. Clean, historic, largely affluent and relaxed.  The people are friendly, both the locals who seem happy to engage in conversation, and the huge number of people who flock there for Spanish courses.

Sucre Architecture - Sucre, Bolivia - Bolivia for 91 days

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