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... landslides, from the poor communities living on the hillsides that have had least services and are at most risk from rain. They were also most at risk from organised crime. They get the house for free and are not renting it: they own it but can`t sell it on, at least not in the foreseeable future.
Apart from the services in Cuidad Caribia being much better than in the communities they had come from, the biggest difference in the environment was social, they said. The new ...
... 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. ...
... indulgent cakes and coffees before using the subway back.
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Angel Said showed me around his campus. Having seen a few English campus', and the wonderful Columbia campus in New York I was surprised that this campus shadowed these! The university is mahoooooosive!! It was awarded UNESCO heritage award due to its Modern Movement in architecture & art pieces. I just found it the most ...
... we had was when we came to check in for our flight.
Our journey from Caracas to Quito required a change in Lima. Unfortunately, our flight from Caracas to Lima was delayed, meaning we would miss our intended flight to Quito. Eventually, around 3 hours late, our flight departed Caracas. The next flight from Lima to Quito was at 8am the following morning. So, at 1am, the whole plane-load of passengers were taxied to the ...
... hours from Iguazu to Buenos Aires.
Longest flight: 4.5 hours Santiago-Easter Island and return.
Most frightening moment: My first earthquake in Santiago Chile.
Most enjoyable bus ride: San Pedro de Atacama - Salta with Martin from Guildford.
Most favourite food:
Dulce de Leche/Arequipe/Manjar... you have to keep your wits about you as they change its name throughout South America, basically its caramel spread.
Arepa con queso y ...