Bolivia May 2013 Vol.5

ISSUE VOLUME YEAR Industry and Tourism ing islands. Famous places La paz: Bolivia’s working capital, but its not only Bolivia’s largest city and center of trade and commerce but the worlds largest capital. Visitors can enjoy exploring mazes of canyons and take a trip down the most dangerous road which descends 11,000 feet in 40 miles through the Andes mountains to the Amazon River Basin. Potosi: It is the highest city in Bolivia at 13,400 feet. Remains famous for the Cerro Rico silver mines and the oldest colonial church. This is a great opportunity for visitors to visit the museum at the National House of the Mint. Salar de Uyuni: is the largest salt flats in Bolivia. It is located in the south west of Bolivia. The entire area is famous for its several hotels that are constructed completely out of salt, many of which contain the furniture. You can also see geysers, hot springs, exotic animals such as flamingos and the endangered vicuna Lake Titicaca: Is the largest navigable lake in the world at 138 miles long and 70 miles wide. It is also South Americas second largest freshwater lake. Visitors can see the Incan ruins, and the famous float-