Mining For Gold In The World’s Highest Permanent Human Settlement • Discoverology

Mining For Gold In The World’s Highest Permanent Human Settlement

High up in the Andes, La Rinconada is a place where people go to seek whatever fortune they can muster in the gold mines nestled there. Photographer James Whitlow Delano describes it as a place with no running water or sewage system, populated by about 30,000 to 50,000 inhabitants.

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