Hotel Junin

Address: Avenida Universidad No 33, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1010, Venezuela | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Caracas

A colonial village, Caracas and a socialist city

A travel blog entry by sueandludi on Mar 07, 2013

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... Chavez. So we back-tracked and took a tip from the guidebook to go by bus up to the old colonial village of El Hatillo.

Transport is working normally, including the big clean metro free all this week. El Hatillo is up on a hilldside but now Caracas suburbs have entirely enclosed it, below, to the sides and above. It´s a pretty colonial-style setup with more four-wheel drives than we´ve seen elsewhere. There´s a huge Aladdin`s cave of a gift shop with things we might have ...

Fun, fun in the sun... (and the museums and parks)

A travel blog entry by christianbjork on Jan 05, 2013

... a nice, relaxed time. After a while hanging out and walking around the park, my Bolivian friend who's studying in Caracas, Graciela, called me and I went to hang out with her near the Altamira Metro Station.

From there, we went to the Parque del Este, a few blocks away, and had a deliiiicious "Pepito" with shredded beef and chicken, along with onions, avocado, etc. It was sooo good.. A bit "pricey" at 80 bolivares, but we ...

Who's says Caracas is dangerous???

A travel blog entry by cj1s17 on Jan 22, 2012

2 comments, 14 photos

... of my travel schedule, but I'm keeping up with the workout regime anyway. The rest of my Sunday was spent catching up on work, and reading.

Overall, it was a good weekend, and I didn't feel unsafe at all. I do know that it is dangerous in Caracas, probably more so than any other South American city, but I think in any big city it's dangerous - you just have to be aware and try not to look like a tourist. Until my next post....Have a great day!

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In and out of Caracas

A travel blog entry by keelaurow on Sep 21, 2011

5 photos

... had clearly seen better days. Although it possessed a large board-walk with locals hanging about playing dominoes, drinking beer and people watching, everything had a dilapidated feel. The area was clearly meant to support a large number of beach-goers, but instead there were maybe 15 people and lots of cats doing their best to fill up the vast space and make it look interesting.

Our prospects of finding a decent dinner that did not consist of fried food looked ...

Once more into the breach

A travel blog entry by place77 on Dec 24, 2010

... fine and had plenty of time to hop off at Frankfurt and then walk round to my Caracas flight so everything went smoothly which was a good start.

Upon clearing the airport that's when the fun starts to begin, change some dollars in to the local Bolivares and we are good to go.
Stepping out of the airport is fairly chaotic, it seemed more so than anywhere else I've been in south america although as it's Venezuela I'm being a little more on ...

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