Coche Paradise Hotel Isla Margarita
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... It's possible to live very comfortably here on the island on $300.00 US per month.
The climate is incomparable with an average temperature of 26 Celcius and the sun shines 340 days of the year. I'm where I'm supposed to be.....this much I know!
The pictures are of the sunrise from the penthouse condo where I'm staying temporarily. Does it get more ...
... creatures. The ocean museum was interesting though with an amazing collection of shells. Also there to greet us was a lovely green parrot native to the island called a ‘Guacamaya’ a laughing parrot apparently.
On the way back we saw many flamingos and lots of small herons. In all it was a superb trip and we are looking forward to seeing a greater variety of birds tomorrow on our trip to the Caroni Bird Sanctuary.
... before the hot walk back.
Research on the ferry website reveals I am unable to get a boat to Cumana, my preferred destination, until Sunday – thought it was low season here, but apparently not until the end of the month, and this place was certainly packed with local tourists for this evening’s paseo. Had to head to the bus station to check out the options before the damp squib of a sunset!
... in town – the place was heaving! Unfortunately this attracts the touts and their sickening patter - their tone really winds me up and they won’ take “no” for an answer - it just ruins the atmosphere and my enjoyment.
Splashed out $4 on a good healthy fish dinner - seeing all the fishing boats in the bay and the adjacent fish market reassures you it’s likely to be good and fresh.
The water was lovely and not too lumpy, despite the wind, for swimming. Strolling from the hotel along the beach was more challenging as the immediate beach bordering the lagoon was dirty & glass strewn. Then there were several more baylets to cross, each with its own challenges, be they being built up to the waters edge, guarded by vicious dogs, with mucky creeks to cross or ...