Potosi to La Paz - 300ish miles What a day! People still suffering from the altitude. Lou's had a relapse and is confined to the support van, so I'm solo for the day...hmmm...corners :))) some great riding through the hills with lots of photo opportunities I'll bore people with later. Had some scare stories from our glorious leader Kevin about suicidal vicuñas (small, camouflaged, attack deer) on this leg, so paying careful attention to the kerbside wildlife. ...
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Thursday 5th may. Potosi, Bolivia. We arrived yesterday after some fantastic riding across from tilcara. Crossed the border almost unmolested, and drove 140miles through some stunning uplands on a brand new and virtually empty, twisty, road. Wonderful. Arrived in the ex-silver mining capital of the world mid-afternoon, at a height of some 4250m above sea-level. This is seriously high, and many of our party are suffering from altitude sickness. Headaches, shiverin...