Photo Friday – Potosí

Potosí

Today’s Photo Friday was taken in Potosí, a mining town in Southern Bolivia which, at a nominal 4,090m above sea level, is one of the highest cities in the world. It was also once one of the wealthiest cities in the world, thanks to a booming silver mine, but since the mine ran dry the city is a shadow of it’s former self, filled with traces of faded grandeur.

If you have a great photo from South America, send it to info@backpacksouthamerica.co.uk to see it featured in Photo Friday. 

About Emily

Emily Luxton is an award-winning travel blogger and writer with a special love for South America - her favourite continent and second home. A lover of slow, deep travel and really interacting with new cultures, she travels as often as possible on the hunt for new adventures.

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