Monthly Archives: November 2016

Potosi and Mine Tour with Big Deal Tours

​ Potosi is not a bad place really, surrounded by stunning, rocky mountains with a nice centre of town (I’ve found this is common in every South American city/town I’ve visited) but Potosi’s fame comes from the minerals and metals found inside the surounding hills, that brought and still brings wealth to the people.  The mines around Potosi produce principally

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At the (other) Copacabana. And the Isla Del Sol

​No, I’m not in Brazil. Yet. I’m here in the delightful little town of Copacabana on the shores of Lake Titicaca, in Bolivia around 8-10 km from the Peruvian border. I’ve had three days of sunshine, and a great chance to relax a little. Why, today I even slept in! There’s not an awful lot to do here, which is

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