Travel Blogs from Merida
All the petrol stations near the border have either sold out or have massive queues as everyone comes over from Columbia to fill up/smuggle in petrol – Venezuela has so much it sells it for .07 cents a litre – we put 50+ litres in the tank and it cost 1/8 of a US$!
On the way back to Puerto Concha, saw 2 lots of dolphins and howler monkeys, plus a huge number of other ...
... our heads at one stage, the mountains were dry and forbidding looking.
I'm gonna let the pictures do the talking....
Going away party tonight for the 4 leaving the Posada Saturday. Off to Colombia! Should be class!
... previous. We grab a coffee and some pastries to warm the cockles and go to explore the lake and countryside; not for long though, Spanish lessons beckon. We linger long enough to take some photos and learn about the most common plant at this altitude; one that takes 400 years to reach maturity!
The hours it takes to return to Merida slip away, a pristine sandstone castle is cause for pause and coffee; the panorama of ...
... Coast (Namibia)
-All go diving together off the Coast of Queensland (Australia)
-enjoy life and my family
-travel and see new things
-not get stressed
-we stay together and work things out
-we are careful with money
-Fab has some time to do his homework (and get ready for Gr 12)
-we are committed and don’t pull back at last minute
... And sixth, which I didn’t necessarily see first hand, is the crime element in Venezuela. This is the most common reason why travelers don’t go there, as Venezuela and its capital, Caracas, are reported to both have among the highest per capita murder rates in the world. From a taxi, I did see a guy on the ground, with a bunch of broken glass around him and a pool of blood coming from what I assume was his head. He might have died for all I know, but that was the ...