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Climbing the cathedral

Friday morning we headed over to the Plaza 24 de Septiembre at the heart of Santa Cruz. The scenic cathedral at one corner of the plaza, the Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo, opened a mirador several years ago. In 2008, … Continue reading

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Putzing around the Plaza

Thursday morning we decided to take the girls to visit Santa Cruz’s Plaza. A couple years ago they sort of revamped the plaza. They removed many trees and made other changes. At the time it didn’t look so good, but … Continue reading

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Paradise: BioCentro Guembe

We spent all day Monday at the BioCentro Guembe, a new tourist destination in a suburban area near Santa Cruz called Urubó.

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PHOTOS: Potosi

Looking down this street in Potosí you can see the Torre de la Compañia de Jesus (a Jesuit tower) and in the distance, the Mirador

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Churches, convents, and crypts, oh my!

Saturday morning we headed over the San Francisco, an old church in Potosi. The guide was young and energetic and showed us lots of interesting things. We started by looking at paintings on the four walls surrounding a large courtyard, … Continue reading

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Potosi, highest city in the world

After a very late check-in, we slept in and started our first day in Potosi around 11 a.m. At first we were thinking of switching hotels since the one we were at was a bit pricey and not everything was … Continue reading

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Down a mineshaft … and into a Mac store

After having found out that we would have to stay in Oruro an extra day before moving on, we decided to check out some local attractions. The first place we went was the mirador at the top of the Faro, … Continue reading

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