eating pique a lo macho potosi bolivia

Friday’s Featured Food: Pique A Lo Macho, Potosi, Bolivia

Today we’re back in Bolivia with their superb dish known as “Pique a lo macho”. I had never heard of it until I stepped foot in Bolivia. But having had it a few times in the country I loved it, recommend it and have to say that Bolivians can cook!! Even if their poor economy Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Pique A Lo Macho, Potosi, Bolivia[…]

Jonny Blair on a nightbus from La Paz to Potosi in Bolivia

Backpacking in Bolivia: Night Bus To Potosi Via Oruro

Leaving La Paz had already involved a bit of mayhem, but now I was on the correct bus and relaxed as the world’s highest capital city faded out of view, at least until later on that week when I returned to La Paz.   My bus by Trans Copacabana was excellent. And as usual, loads Read more about Backpacking in Bolivia: Night Bus To Potosi Via Oruro[…]

Backpacking in Bolivia: Potosi to Uyuni By Bus

I made a habit of getting night buses while in Bolivia. Not only does it save time travelling between places, but it also saves a night’s accomodation, which to be fair, in Uyuni is hardly going to be a big deal, it costs about 2 pounds a night for a bed. Potosi is the world’s Read more about Backpacking in Bolivia: Potosi to Uyuni By Bus[…]

Hundred Mine High City – Potosi Mining Tour!!! *

Being in the world’s highest city is nuts enough, without deciding to do a “mining tour” but I’m not one to pass up these opportunities that may only come once in a lifetime. These mining tours are dangerous and a lot worse than what you could believe. They are a real eye opener and I Read more about Hundred Mine High City – Potosi Mining Tour!!! *[…]

“Breathe The Pressure”: Potosi in Bolivia, The World’s HIGHEST City

I’m a fan of going to places “just to say you’ve been there.” I mean if you don’t like saying that, then why go anywhere? You might as well just get a cup of tea, sit in your armchair and watch James Bond movies. Either way, I believe the main reason I went to Potosi Read more about “Breathe The Pressure”: Potosi in Bolivia, The World’s HIGHEST City[…]

Leaving La Paz by Night Bus

Bolivian buses can be a nightmare. You will often be the only foreigner on board. How lucky was I that I didn’t have a single real dramatic hitch on my many buses trips within and out of Bolivia. Well except for twice getting on the wrong bus from La Paz…(by the way I was loving Read more about Leaving La Paz by Night Bus[…]

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