Posada Casa Vieja

Transandina, Merida, Andes, Venezuela | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Merida

Charlotte, Houston, Panama, and Cúcuta in one day!

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker on Apr 11, 2014

6 comments, 5 photos

... to get the water, but I still do not know why they are storing it in the back room and not on the shelf. There was no marking or space on the shelf for the jugs. If I need more, I will have to convince someone to go in the back room and look for a couple of jugs. Weird!

After returning to the hotel, I went in search of an additional chair for our room. The maid said she would find one and bring it. We had a man coming for counseling at 11 ...

A Day to Rejoice--2 Baptisms!!

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker on Dec 06, 2013

2 comments, 8 photos

... a man selling gasoline. (See picture below.) The Venezuelan border is only about 10 minutes away. People go there and buy gasoline in five gallon jugs and sell it here for a profit. It cost about $1.50 per gallon in Venezuela. They sell it here for about $2.50 per gallon. Right now, the border is closed as there will be elections in Venezuela on Sunday. That has caused the price of gasoline to go up to $4.00 per gallon here. In ...

Couchsurfing in Venezuela

A travel blog entry by calvinandhobbes on Jun 24, 2013

14 photos

... taught us.

Mérida itself as a city is full of trash with political graffiti covering every wall. The people, though disgusting litterbugs, are the friendliest we've encountered on any of our travels, and will happily go out of their way to help us. Everyone is always smiling, and no one stares at us walking down the street. Maybe it's the range of diversity in Venezuela, or ...

Going to Venezuela

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker on Mar 28, 2013

5 photos

... which sold idols for the “holy season.”

For one dollar, you can get about 20 Venezuelan Bolivars, so the exchange rate is excellent. Many Colombians come to Venezuela to purchase leather goods, gasoline, and other household goods. Some entrepreneurs in Colombia, purchase gasoline in 5 gallon plastic jugs in Venezuela, and take them to Colombia and sell them along the road side. They can buy it in Venezuela and sell it ...

Day 4 -- Pamplona to Cucuta

A travel blog entry by sa2013 on Jan 27, 2013

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The morning of Day 4 began with two smaller contingents making home deliveries early in the morning. As a group we have learned that when all 15 arrive in a home, it can be an overwhelming home visit! We then set out on a bus (circa 1952--recently equipped with power steering) to visit a school designed for 57 special needs students. This building was constructed two years before after the ...

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This hotel is located on Transandina, Merida.
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