There are plenty of paths to choose from, and not all are easy. Be careful: as you climb higher, it can become incredibly difficult due to the low levels of oxygen in the atmosphere. From the top of the mountain, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Potosi and its surroundings, as well as the bronze Christ atop the church, facing the city's mountains.
Upon entering the Omiste Modesto theatre, go straight to the left and you can climb a spiral staircase leading to the roof. This offers a breathtaking view over the roofs of the mining town and the surrounding mountains. A small terrace with a couple of tables and chairs will allow you to relax as you observe the city life below. Give it a miss if you suffer from vertigo!
This evening I captured it in Rurrenabaque, an urban centre in Beni, Bolivia. Along the Beni River, Rurrenabaque is the main entrance to the Bolivian Amazon. I was at the city's viewpoint, alone and "living" in peace.
Climbing the Cerro Rico you can fully penetrate yourself in the history of Latin America and at the same time in depth of the current reality. This place is mentioned in several books such as "The Open Veins of Latin America".