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 on Mar 07, 2013

18 photos

... 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 on Jun 11, 2012

2 comments, 17 photos

... do justice to the splendour of the thousands of birds I've seen. On the water we've spotted pink dolphins, crocodiles, caimans, piranha fish, more capybaras and lots of turtles. Oh, and did I mention the bugs? There are swarms of insects, mosquitos and every type of ant. I have taken to dousing myself 3 times a day, head-to-toe in repellent. It's gag inducing and I do wonder about the long-term side effects of abnormal quantities of deet being absorbed into the ...

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

A travel blog entry by richandjoanna on Jul 12, 2011

... 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 on Mar 13, 2011

2 comments, 22 photos

... owner insisted that I try a local beer too. Ana said it wasn't made from wheat or flour. Before I could say no, the owner of the hut had already taken the cap off the beer. I think the beer likely was made from barley (if I read the ingredients correctly).

So, I started to drink the beer but it was frozen. I had a few sips and then the owner opened another bottle and told me ...

Venezuela - Caracas and Merida

A travel blog entry by nomadic1 on Jul 02, 2010

2 comments, 23 photos

... to the ones I received in Miami. Everything seemed on the up and up. I thanked him and after shaking hands turned around to see the entire restaurant staring at us. I didn't really care, though, at a rate of 7 to 1 I had almost doubled my money over the Hugo Chavez official rate.

The flight to Merida was short and cheap. A bus ride would have taken me about 12 hours and the flight was just under an hour. Once on the ground I hopped in a taxi to head into town. The roads ...

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