Post Originals  ·   September 25, 2012

Tourists sample hardship in Bolivia’s Rich Mountain’s medieval mines

- A monument to the Spanish conquest, the Rich Mountain of Potosi, Bolivia has meant back-breaking work and early death for its Quechua Indian miners. Now, tourists are venturing in for a taste of mining as it was done centuries ago — with picks, hammers and brute strength. ()

- A monument to the Spanish conquest, the Rich Mountain of Potosi, Bolivia has meant back-breaking work and early death for its Quechua Indian miners. Now, tourists are venturing in for a taste of mining as it was done centuries ago — with picks, hammers and brute strength. ()

Tourists sample hardship in Bolivia’s Rich Mountain’s medieval mines

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