TripAdvisor Reviews Euro-Caribe International Carupano
Travel Blogs from Carupano
... other way and very disinclined to help, our strenuous waving etc having been ignored for ages, so as soon as another boat appeared and we tied on, they headed off. Unfortunately, these guys were fishing but let us tie up to attempt repairs. Eventually another boat came, headed in the right direction, and they accompanied us towards port until the temporary repairs failed and we then got a tow. I was very glad to be back on land and ...
... to shop around
Turns out this is Patron Saint’s Day weekend so there has
been a major influx of those keen to party so I rested up in readiness for the
festivities – this was mainly entertainment in the main plaza in the evenings
with some religious San Niguel related activities at the church in Plaza
Headed to the playa and got a late shrimp lunch - not cheap,
but I’m worth it.
At 5 went to check out the ...
... and I went shopping with out hostess from the Hacienda who had introduced us to the owner of the beach. We went to what I consider is a crazy town, there were people going each and everyway, 3 lanes of traffic in 2 lane roads, most of the shops were closed in preparation for the voting tomorrow and the shops that were open did not have what we wanted. In all a very long time for very little shopping, and what we did get was ...
... The fruits and flowers do appear throughout the year although most arrive during the rainy season. To give an idea the 4 acre plantation in the most productive month produced 283kgs of finished beans. The fruits when they appear are one colour which changes as they ripen, this colour varies depending on the type. Once the fruits are harvested they are opened up and the seeds are spread onto banana leaves and then covered by more and allowed to ferment for about a week. ...
... were able to penetrate 1200 metres into the cave, but it is much larger (10.2km). The formations were breathtaking and we enjoyed seeing the crystals, fossils, and cool little fish, insects, crabs and rodents. You were never sure if that splat on your head was water or guano during the 1.5 hr long tour. We are going to camp out there ...