The coin house, where the money was made
Main square of Potosí with the mine in the background
We joined a group to tour the old silver mine, which have been the most important mine in the world providing Europe with wealth.
One of the older miners, since most people never reach an age of 40 due to silcosis.
An old lift still in use
Miguel the Devil who ruled underground.
You had to respect the Devil underground so he didn't take your life and God outside the mine.
Hard work from early age. This boy was 13 years old and had been working here allready for two years. The law says you have to be 18.
A break for coca.
Nice outfit Ness
Me in front of Potosí
Soccer games on the street