Hotel Venetur Alba Caracas
Travel Blogs from Caracas
... and airlines.
... the locals loved catching me out and whispering the 'cien' so all I heard was 'cinquenta' or 'setenta', so all the bargainous bottles of wine I kept buying at restaurants actually weren't bargainous at all, come cuenta-time.
Anyway, we were too paranoid to go out in Caracas, even to get a drink the next morning waiting for our tour guide to collect us, take us to the airport and rip us off with our first experience with the exchange rate. ...
... the weekend in New York. It will be a lot colder than Caracas, or California, but hey! it's New York. Who wouldn't want to spend a weekend in New York,
I have to be in our New York offices on Monday, that is why I am flying there instead of back to LA.
Time to go! I'll write about my adventures from New York.
- This first entry will detail how to get to Costa Rica from Caracas and list some of the lessons learned.
- Our 1st flight using LACSA, which is part of the TACA Group. The flight (LR630) is direct, leaves at 15:35 hrs and lasts 2hr 50mins.
- TACA is part of the Star Alliance. They accept most of the partners but not Continental on 18 April.
- NOTE: ...
... just so happened to be the only English money I had when I left.
My conch shell and feather necklace, my goodbye gift from Easter Island.
Rosary, from Thomas (I'm not even Catholic)
Things that will be weird to live without: My hidden money belt.
Most visited airport: Bogota, Colombia.
Flight no.1 Quito- Bogota.
Flight no.2 Bogota-Ibague.
Flight no.3 Armenia-Bogota.
Flight no.4 Cartagena-Bogota.
Longest bus ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet