Travel Blogs from Ciudad Guayana
... table there was a cake that said 'Happy Birthday Rohan' surrounded by bottles of the best Cacique! Terry had stocked up well, there were three eskies full of beer, rum, wine and liqueur. As a result we had an epic night starting with drinking games with some of the locals joining in. Terry also bought 20kg of meat which he marinated and cooked on a coal barbecue that was started using a hand blower. The meat was delicious, once it left the BBQ it was cut up into small ...
... too much and not just going with my gut instinct which wasn't really swaying me towards going on the tour. So, I'll stay another night at Jose's place in Puerto Ordaz and then head up to Barcelona/Puerto La Cruz, in the Venezuelan Northeast Caribbean coast, in the morning.
So yeah.. that's about it for today. I'm going to try to find a tour for Roraima tomorrow with some different travel agencies because either a. there were no tours available so far or b. the ones available were like twice the going rate, and I won't do that...
We'll see what tomorrow brings! :)
... Bolivar, before finally arriving to Puerto Ordaz, where I am now. My friend Jose (CSer, as always), who I met in the amazing New Year's trip at Morrocoy, was kind enough to even pick me up at the bus terminal in his car and is hosting me in his beautiful home.
Tomorrow we'll hang out a bit and see my next steps for Roraima, and he might even come along! I hope so, we'll see... That's it for today, exhausted... Got here around 9pm or so...
... into a taxi for the border crossing.
I knew we were paying maybe $5 too much for the service and I didn't care as we needed to get to the airport pronto. Exit stamp from a slow moving, bored official at the Colombian office; entrance stamp for Venezuela in an office adorned with images of the president, Hugo Chavez. Welcome to the anti-imperialist, socialist revolution.
To get into ...
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