Hotel 42

Address: Av. Baralt Edificio Hotel 42, Urbanizacion Quinta Crespo , Caracas, Central Venezuela, Venezuela | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Santa Teresa area of Caracas, is near Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar, Plaza Bolivar, Museo Sacro de Caracas, and El Palacio de Las Academias.
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Travel Blogs from Caracas

Back to work.....

A travel blog entry by cj1s17 on Feb 05, 2012


... I will say once I got on the plane in Miami, headed to Caracas, I slept most of the flight.

The driver was waiting for me at the airport, although he didn't look like his picture, however, it was a quick 45 min. ride into the city. I don't think I mentioned this before, but the airport is at sea level, and you have to take this 2 lane highway (2 lanes each direction) up through the hills to get to the city ...

The City of Love (Motels)

A travel blog entry by aborder on Mar 21, 2011

2 comments, 24 photos

... 6pm, grab my bags and head to the bus station. I have about an hour to kill at the bus station and while I line up to board my bus I see something very special. A couple are saying goodbye to each other, there is one last passionate kiss and as he walks away, of course, she wants a cuddle, so sweet and then one last kiss before she boards the bus. It is unlike me to stand there and watch the whole scene, especially unlike me to ...

Chavistas, Criminals and some Colonial Buildings

A travel blog entry by alex.dbarnes on Mar 02, 2011

3 comments, 30 photos

... and strict currency controls, the official excahnge rate of US$ to Boilvars (BFs) is only 4Bfs to $1. To combat this, a highly illegal parallel black market called the "dólar paralelo" exists, where the exchange rate is approximately 8 BFs to $1. Therefore, if I used my card in a cash machine or changed money at an official place I would only get half the amount of BFs for the same amount of $$$! Luckily, I've made some clandestine dealings and ...

Discovering lost worlds

A travel blog entry by rachelandmike on Apr 11, 2010

2 comments, 34 photos

... somewhere that it’s technically illegal to climb the tepuis, but the multiple licensed trekking agencies in Santa Elena that send organised groups up daily indicates that this offence is not prosecuted to the full extent of Venezuelan law! There are 360 such table mountains in the world, 300 of which are here in Venezuela, seemingly impenetrable rock masses rising sheer-sided from the savannah lands around. The near-vertical walls ...

An interesting introduction to South America

A travel blog entry by melfritz on Dec 12, 2009

... hotel we found had a guy who could speak decent English and wanted dollars so we stayed there.

On first site of Caracas we were pretty impressed with Caracas- we weren't expecting it to be mountain-ess and it was quite an attractive city from afar. We were fortunate to be taken care of by friends of friends- thanks Susan, Courtney and Ricardo! Whilst with them everything was amazing, we visited a beautiful village up high in the ...

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