Hotel Crillon

Avenida Libertador, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1050, Venezuela | Hotel
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A colonial village, Caracas and a socialist city

A travel blog entry by sueandludi


... big hotels or mansions. And loads of restaurants including the one that we ate very well in - but I can`t for the life of me remember what we had.

Chavez funeral

Friday - Chavezīstate funeral. It is something big that 30 heads of state have come, that more than 20 more have sent high-level delegations, and that 15 countries have declared national days of mourning. The funeral is from 10.30 to about 3, televised, and includes prayers, music, military pomp and civic ...

From Caracas to a Venezuelan Ranch

A travel blog entry by colettels


... 53,000 hectares, with 25,000 cows and 300 cowboys. In addition, there are 6 Venezuelan & 5 Russian guests staying here. It makes our group excursions very colourful. The guide points out a type of bird, then says the name in Spanish and then in English which the Russians then repeat. It's like wildlife chinese whispers and the final version is total gobbledygook. Some of species are not exactly easy though -try saying vermillion flycatcher or rose ...

Hump Day!

A travel blog entry by cj1s17


Wednesday, Hump Day, Mid Week, whatever you want to call it, the week is halfway over and it's all downhill from here. I am looking forward to the weekend. I just want to sleep in, however, who knows if I'll be able to. Usually if that's my plan, I wake up's a curse. Today was a typical day. Woke up around 5:30am to beat the crowds at the gym, ran ...

Time to plan and freshen up for the beaches

A travel blog entry by blog-leslita


... which is about the same as back home.

Then, it was off to get a pedicure. The pedicure was different. A man cleaned up my feet first and reshaped my nails. I felt sorry for him as my feet were in pretty rough shape due to all of the walking. And, I have a few new blisters from my new shoes!! Then I went to another room and a woman put the polish on my feet. The woman told Ana that I had beautiful, white feet. It cost $100 ...

Whistlestop tour & Black Market activity

A travel blog entry by simondee

... news that Hugo Chavez had begun to evict tourists from hotels in an attempt to re-home the flood affected victims. Arriving back at the airport we took our chance to exchange our US Dollars for Venezuelan VEF using the black market (a man in a black leather jacket approached us and ushered us to a quiet area of the airport to make our less than legal transaction). Rest assured (parents) this is common practice for travellers :-)



This hotel, located in the Los Caobos area of Caracas, is near Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, Centro Sambil, Jardín Botánico, and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo.
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