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At more than 4'000 meter, in the big wind and the sun from de Andes, you can see the imperial town of Potosi. After 3 century of brightness it is today a sleeping town. For centuries ago, there was much luxury and pleasures without mesures. Between 1545 and 1802, they could take there 40'000 t. of silver.
In 1987, UNESCO give de mention of humanity heritage. It was the second city in the world on the 17 century for her importance also because Cerro Rico (5'000m) mountain full of silver./jr

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Viewed: 1989
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Additional Photos by Jean Richard Zufferey (jrzufferey) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1216 W: 52 N: 762] (7301)
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