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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Travel Blogs from Merida


A travel blog entry by henry.and.sarah on Oct 10, 2013

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Adventure capital of Venezuela, at the start of the Andes, and our final destination in the country. Also home to the ice cream parlour that holds the world record for having created most flavours - over 1000 to date, and 70-odd were on sale when we ...

Hiking in the Andes

A travel blog entry by tomascollins on Nov 03, 2012

... over at the start of our hike seemed to take the air out of our sails; and the steeper parts of the trail had my chest burning. It was a crisp, clear morning for it though, probably 15 degrees and rising to 20ish by midday, which is warm at 3300m.

The scenery was stunning, an eagle fought off a smaller bird of prey ...

Driving and Hiking

A travel blog entry by tomascollins on Oct 17, 2012

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... heap. What they don't waste and leak in oil and petrol they burn inefficiently, meaning you rarely escape the smoky, choky fumes while moving.

We emerge from the city limits and begin our ascent, twisting and turning on and on, the foothills give way to a seemingly endless upward route. Rounding each bend reveals yet another hill to climb; across the valley, mountains with patchwork-quilted, fields rise and rise at ludicrous angles. ...

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

... who is a god there (as well as in Colombia, but Venezuelan edges it out slightly) as every city has a Parque Central with a statue of him in the center. He is generally credited as the liberator of South America from the Spanish, while the majority of his conquests were in Venezuela. The currency is referred to as Bolivares, and Chavez has gone to great lengths to promote Bolivar as an icon through his left-wing writing and speeches as a basis for his own political movement. ...