Claire Harris

The Bolivian Mountain That Eats Miners

(Cerro Rico, Potosi, Bolivia)
Recently, I traveled to Bolivia and Cerro Rico, the mountain infamous for taking the lives of locals.   “You're here to see the mines?” All the way down the cobbled streets of Potosi, in the south of Bolivia, were tour companies advertising adventures into the labyrinth of silver mines in the Cerro Rico mountain that towered over the colonial city ... Read the full article
Claire Harris

Claire Harris is a writer in exile who has spent the last decade traveling and working around the world. This is not nearly as glamorous as it sounds and usually involves scraping by on a diet of muesli and cheap wine. Occasionally together.