If you’re a student of money – or perhaps if you just like money generally – you should visit the outstanding “Casa de Moneda”, or Royal Mint, in Potosi, Bolivia. It is the birthplace, HQ, and corner-office of the world’s first global currency: the silver Spanish peso.
Ok, lets build us a tourist destination! What do we have? Cold weather? CHECK! Bland food? CHECK! Dusty brown streets, with nary a green plant to speak of? CHECK! A restive population that loves to protest in the streets with live dinamite?