Potosí is a city in the southern highlands of Bolivia. Its long mining history is on view at Cerro Rico, a mountain and working silver mine south of the city.


Cerro Rico is in the background.

The town square area was beautiful.

Marching band.

The Mint Museum explained how silver was mined, turned into coins, and used throughout South America and Spain.

Silpancho, a Bolivian type of schnitzel.


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