Photo of the Day: Cerro Rico in Potosi Bolivia

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Potosi Bolivia has always been dominated by mining for minerals, specifically silver.  The storied past surrounding the infamous Cerro Rico (Rich Mountain) is heart breaking and one that you can’t escape even walking through the narrow streets of downtown Potosi.  In this photo of the day, Cerro Rico and the danger it poses to miners looms in the distance.

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Cerro Rico (Rich Mountain) as Seen From the Streets of Potosi Bolivia

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