Posted by mineralexplorers on 10/13/2013 to Travel Blog
I’ve known Ramiro Rivero for over 20 years, but I never knew he was such a character. His family owns Minerales y Metales del Oriente (M&M), the gem mining and processing company that operates the renowned Anahi Mine in eastern Bolivia.
Driving east through the sub-tropical region of Bolivia, our feel-wheel drive truck was engulfed by thousands of tiny white butterflies – more than I had ever seen. They seemed to be flapping their wings to the beat of the Latin rhythm pulsating from our speakers.