VENTURING SOUTH on DRZ's
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05-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Portland, OR
The first 100 miles were similar to yesterday. High altiplano cruising with little to see except for a sign pointing towards Poopo. And Lago Poopo.
Then into some hills. Broke up the monotony but not too crazy. Lots of red rock similar to Northern Arizona desert. We stopped to chase some Alpacas in a field and found some skulls to decorate the bikes. Boredom was peaking.
Rolled into Potosi early. One of the world’s highest cities at 4,060 meters (13,200’). Scored a very cheap room and roamed the city looking for stickers for the bikes. None to be had here…..will have to wait for Uyuni. Also signed up for the infamous silver mine tour. This should be interesting.
I picked up a mask for the tour tomorrow. Heard it was rather dusty.
This dude was pretty good with an airbrush:
Went out on the town and had some delicious pizza and beer. There was some sort of celebration going on in central park so we snapped some photos and watched the fireworks.
This creepy thing was in the restuarant where we had pizza. The waiter said it was a wolf.
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