Hotel Junin

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


... miles west of Caracas, above Catia, it seemed a bleak and isolated place from where we first saw it. But gradually the potential grew on us, and the good reality for the one thousand families already living there. In effect it is a very big council estate only about a fifith finished. In that fifth there are all the services of a city: schools, supermarkets, cash points, medical centre, playgrounds, sports pitches, and industry close down the hill. We saw major hydroponics ...

From Caracas to a Venezuelan Ranch

A travel blog entry by colettels


... the cowboys play traditional Venezuelan cowboy music. Jesus Contreras, the 8 year old son of one of the Venezuelan couples, is a singer of this type of music. He's even sung for Chavez and the Vice-President. In fact his holiday on this ranch was a present from Chavez. After dinner each night, when Jesus and his Father took to the floor, the Russians and the other Venezuelan guests had long scooted off to bed, it was just me, Jesus' Mum and the guide in the ...

It's enough to drive you Caracas......

A travel blog entry by richandjoanna

... than we’d been paying recently, but it was in one of the better areas of Caracas. We didn’t fancy staying in a rough area just to save some Bolivianos, not just for one night, not in this city.

In our free afternoon, we walked around the local area and saw shopping mall after mall after mall. They like shopping here!

To get to the International airport, we decided to take a bus rather than a taxi, ...

A drive along the coast

A travel blog entry by blog-leslita


... little prayer I said helped:-)

Later we stopped for a Coca frio. It was filled with coconut water. Ana says this is very good for your digestion and health generally.

Later we stopped for lunch at a restaurant along the sea. It was beautiful, but pricy. Two juice, two fish dishes and two coffees cost $84. This time my credit card worked!!

It was a lovely ...

Venezuela - Caracas and Merida

A travel blog entry by nomadic1


... surrounding it, but I was somewhat disappointed to find out that the world's longest cable car, the Teleferico, was still broken as of this writing. I did walk to the base of it and watched the engineers testing a car but was told it is still closed to the public. The cable car, however, was not Merida's only superlative, there is also a Guiness book of world records ice cream shop that supposedly has somewhere in the vicinity of 900 flavors. They probably had about 300 on ...


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