Hotel Cumanagoto Premier International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cumana
... and divided into classes. I was beginner/intermediate, havnt used Spanish since GCSE, so im starting in basic with a view to moving up quickly. It was literally from the beginning, the alphabet was covered!
After lunch we started practicing kayak manouvers for our trip from Saturday to Monday. Luis took great pleasure in repetedly rolling my kayak so I had to right myself. It was pretty funny to be fair. While I was out of the water a man in his 60s decided to try talking ...
Got back from a three-day sea-kayaking trip. Reaaaally dope but won´t be writing about it here for a while. Tomorrow am off on bus to Santa Elena to start a six-day trek of Roraima. In the meantime (today) I have a fever and have stubbed various toes four times.I am going to miss Playa Colorada and the people but am ready to be elsewhere.
22 de julio (in retrospect / referencing journal)
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Yay, so we made to to Mochima!
It is this really small village just next to Cumana and the perfect way to get to the National park of Mochima.
We stayed in a posada for the first night then got up really early the next morning to take a boat to the beaches!
It was amazing! It was so beautiful and we even got to see Dolphins!
The driver dropped us ...
... hear everything she is saying but after a while I ask her 'Does the bus from the dock to Caracas take long?' she replies 'Oh only 16 hours'.......hang on, did I hear that right? No, she must have meant 16 minutes. Just to make sure I'll check the guide. Yes, she was right, we are infact docking in a place called Guiria, and not Caracas. In planning this journey, I had penciled in a flight from Trinidad to Caracas, I guess I never told myself that I ...
We arrived at night, At the time of day it seemed to be ok, A semi quiet strip of beach. But little did behold we woke up at 7am to pumping music and people spewing in the gutters.
This is how Venezuelans spend their easter weeked, getting drunk before breakfast and bumping shoulders on the beach with other Venezuelans.
The place went from Ok this is nice, to being awful. The pollution was soooo thick you couldnt seem the sun and the sun did ...