Hotel Venetur Alba Caracas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... salad were very nice. We used the wifi to Skype the ferry office in Guiria to reserve our tickets for the ferry to Trinidad. We also tried to book some accommodation via Skype in Puerto La Cruz but this was not so effective as the woman couldn't hear me at all. Thanks Skype. Just as we were finishing our coffees (very nice coffee in V) the most almighty storm began. It set car alarms off and had people running for the nearest shop/café. Now THAT is how you do a storm, UK. Once ...
... the small waterfall area along with the small ponds of water with it. A few of the CSers went into the water, but it was far too cold for my liking and I had to head back soon since I needed to get ready for my bus and didn’t want to go home to my host’s apartment to just say goodbye and leave.
So, anyways, I hiked back up the last steep climb towards the Sabas Nieves II area and then tried ...
... Uneventful plane ride, however, the ride from the Caracas airport to the hotel was an experience.
I am traveling with a few other people from the US who have never been to Venezuela before, so I was the "tour guide" and had to explain the do's and don'ts of Venezuela. Once we got through customs our driver was there with a big sign that said the name of our company. If that ...
... to obeying mindless commands and being reminded that the military has the last say, just in case Chavez decides to flex a little more muscle with his regime.
Anyway, there was one other annoying part of our bus ride, which was that just after we pulled out of Santa Elena, I noticed a strange bumpy/grindy noise coming from the wheels under our part of the bus. The fact that something was wrong was illustrated not much later when we came to some seriously insane ...
... this means is that the only way to get good value is to bring all the money you need for the whole trip as US dollars and to exchange them on the black market. Of course, if you are going on a short holiday, you might be prepared to take the hit but you could end up paying up to twice as much as everyone else. Even on the black market, I got wildly fluctuating rates (between 5.5 and 7.6 to the dollar), which made budgeting even more tricky and ...