Hotel Caracas Cumberland
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... we had been corresponding with in advance and who had arranged our pickup and first 3 nights stay for us. During our wait about 5 people offered us bolivares in exchange for USD (on the blackmarket), one was even an airport guard! We politely declined and continued to wait for our taxi.
Despite being assured by Nelson that a driver would be there to collect us, we were skeptical to say the least. But we ...
... away. She gave the example of a community leader who had attended a statistics presentation of hers and made a point of how fundamentally she (the community leader) was now in charge of her own affairs: ´For the first time in my 40 years, I am telling my hairdresser how to cut my hair!´ Maybe a bit too funny, but you get the sentiment.
We´re sat in the flat, it´s 9 o´clock in the evening here, we´re watching the street which is quiet, and Venezuelan ...
Yesterday was Friday, end of the week! WOO HOO!!!! Not much to say since my last entry - just working and trying to complete as much work as I can before we leave for a week. As I've said before, sometimes working at this job is just like in the USA, you commute to an office, work all day inside, and then commute home. My home just happens ...
... a 45 minute ride to the terminal. This was a significant savings from the price of a taxi to the airport (150 bolivars).
At the terminal, we quickly found the Chapi Air tiny office and confirmed the price for the day we wanted to travel. The airport is one of the places you can exchange money, so we found a nice guy willing to give us the price we wanted and quickly traded our dollars for bolivars to pay for the plane tickets. Guide books warn against exchanging at ...
... flight to the small isolated jungle village of Cainama. When we say light this meant five seats, not my idea of fun sitting in what can only be described as a flying minivan being bounced around in the tropical rainy season. Tim sat next to the Pilot and loved every minute. I wasn’t as thrilled. Next an overnight sleep in a basic ‘cell’ in Canaima before a four hour motorised Canoe trip (wedged in amongst you bags)into the absolute back of beyond concluding ...