Guacamaya Caribay Hotel and Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Playa el Agua
... 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!
Had to keep the lovely big window shut for security reasons, so the small bathroom window (with sea views from the shower) didn’t let in enough cool air for me not to have to bung on the a/c all night – my eyes are suffering for it now.
Got up early and wandered along the beach to the centre on a hunt for good coffee – the place next door to the pizza joint came up trumps – a good big ...
By 8am I had my money changed and my new room sorted – El Yaque Motion is a bit of a walk, but worth it for proximity to the sea, helpful owner & staff, cleanliness, value (bsf500) and facilities – a bedside light and some hammocks would be nice but that’s just being picky!
Then off for an all you can eat buffet breakfast at Sharks to set me up for the day. Spoke to ...
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