Hotel Gran Balcon

Address: Avenida Paseo de la Feria, Merida, Andes, 5101, Venezuela | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Avenida Paseo de la Feria, Merida, is near Chorros de Milla Zoo, Plaza Bolívar (Merida), Parque Beethoven, and Museum of Science and Technology.
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A travel blog entry by ccchrissie on Oct 20, 2013

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... as there is little waste – the squeezed out canes are left to dry out in the sun and they are the fuel to heat the vats of cane juice.

Lunched on pollo al brasso (spit roast chicken) by a mineral rich lake. Got stopped at a checkpoint and had our passports checked – the camelo, the camel coloured 4WD, is the same make and colour as the civil guards use so they were suspicious of it - a lot of ...

Merida days - the Match!

A travel blog entry by tomascollins on Oct 16, 2012

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I'm late; hate being late... In Venezuela (and probably the rest of Latin America) being late is customary; people, flights, buses, shop assistants and bar staff all seem to carry on with a cavalier disregard for whoever is on the other side of the transaction. It's quite charming actually and something that must be accepted; acquiring your own nonchalance is probably the best defence. Not today though, I'm missing the match!

Venezuela v Ecuador; another crucial ...

Our expectations for this trip

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage on May 10, 2011

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... French
-keep a journal for my parents
-scuba dive: overcome fear of being under water

-being extremely homesick (although traveling and seeing new things is amazing, after only a short time I find myself dreaming of, and anticipating my bed), our dog Clutch, certain food, talking to my family...etc. In a way, looking forward to being home.
-returning to Kelowna after one year, to "nothing": no home, no job, no ...


A travel blog entry by pimpc on Nov 08, 2010

... intending on heading to Merida, the first major city in Venezuela. We caught a bus from Bogota to the border town of Cucuta (14 hours), then caught a taxi which brought us through the border to a town called San Cristobal (3 Hours), then a bus to Merida (5 Hours). This had been a non-stop adventure and we finally arrived safely at 1:00 a.m.
Merida is a college town and was a real chill place known for paragliding and various tours. The tour that caught our attention was ...

Last days in Colombia - Going to Merida, Venezuela

A travel blog entry by upvoulns on Oct 16, 2010

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... 940;τα και φεύγαν 49; σύντομ 45;. Κάτω από τον κίνδυν 59; να περάσω το βράδυ μου στον σταθμό των λεωφορ ...