Potosì Bolivia – from Riches to Rags.

Sometimes you just need an adventure to cleanse the bitter taste of life from your soul. Unknown Three and a half hours from Sucre on the bus is Potosí, sitting tall at 4060m above sea level. Famous for its silver mine, and what was once one of the richest parts of Bolivia. Sadly the exploitationContinue reading “Potosì Bolivia – from Riches to Rags.”

Sucre Bolivia – it’s all about the chocolate!

Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. Dalai Lama It was a fair old trip to get here from The Pantanal in Brazil. Part of our tour headed back to Rio leaving at 5am. The remaining 3 of us got picked up at a much more respectable 9am. I thought I’d get wokenContinue reading “Sucre Bolivia – it’s all about the chocolate!”

Rio de Janeiro! Why are they called Favelas?

Stop 3 on my South American journey! Staying in Copacabana at the Royalty Rio Hotel. Two blocks from the famous Copacabana beach! Brazil is such a large country with so much history. Whilst I will be travelling to a few other places in Brazil its scale makes it impossible to cover in such a shortContinue reading “Rio de Janeiro! Why are they called Favelas?”