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Fui al Aeropuerto Internacional al Maiquetia Simon Bolivar. Es muy grande, muchos personas en el aeropuerto. Despues, visite al Casa Antigua Recreada, Museo de Arte Colonial y Museo Bolivariano. Yo vi muevles, arte documentos, y muchos mas en los edificios. Come en Arepa Factoria. Yo recomendable todo que comen en Arepa Factoria. Finalmente llegue …
... spent the rest of the day exploring Caracas and:
- saw 2 dogs on a roof
- saw lots of fake boobs (most international beauty queen winners are Venezuelan - now we know why)
- ate a chachapa - disgusting
- had some beers in a pub called ´The Greenwich Pub´ (we had to give our passport numbers before entering which was our first experience of Venezuelan big brother)
- Went to bed!
... didn't and neither did the people I was with, because the staff knew we were tourists. But that happens in the clubs in LA, so I didn't think that much about it.
I tried to sleep in on Saturday, but for some reason, my body clock is timed for me to get up early, even on the weekends......bummer!!!! So, I went ahead and got up at 7AM (I know way too early) and went for a run . Yes Mom, it was on the treadmill in the gym, not outside :)
... to Los Angeles. We were lucky - the flight before ours had been delayed by several hours, but our flight left right on time (and carrying all those delayed passengers). We killed more time working on sudoku puzzles and mensa tests in the airline magazine as well as reading our own books and just trying to process the idea that we were actually going home for good.
We were absolutely starving by the time we reached Los Angeles, and we knew that with only an ...
... on the hillsides, high rises, and eventually Caraqueños (people from Caracas). Looking at how absolutely different it was from anywhere I had ever been before, I remember then laughing at myself, thinking "this is easily the maddest thing I have ever done, can´t believe I´m about to land here!"
The only description I have for my first few hours/night of arrival is "exhilarated
fear", sometimes more of one or the other. The airport was ...