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Back in Merida for a few nights to catch up on the lost sleep at the lightning lake. For the first time I've seen the negative side of the election, with lots of vandalism of the Chavez posters, remains of burnt out tyres etc. Given the very close election >0.5% the place is much calmer than I expected. Nevertheless the central plaza is full of campaigners.
I had to laugh when I saw the dog with the purple paw. When you vote here your finger is dipped in ink, to stop you ...
... 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!
... upon roadworks; overnight rains frequently cause the brittle mountain-sides to landslide across the roads in this region. Twenty minutes later we're off again.
Rising further into the Andes we encounter several small towns. Ramon tells us they were the original Andean Indian villages; what would possess people to live so high in the mountains? We pass 3000m and over on the other side of the valley we notice that a Chaverito ...
... possibly a dog who no longer loves me!
-leaving my family for one year
-me time: being a very independent person, time to myself is important
-not feeling rushed through days: since we do have a year, it would be nice to just have days with no plans! Go with the flow days.
-Would love to see New Zealand
-see new places
-experience different ...
... 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 ...