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

18 photos

... 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 ...

Full day in Caracas

A travel blog entry by christianbjork on Dec 28, 2012

... from my bank at an ATM, I’d only get 430 Bolivares, but if I exchanged them “unofficially”, I’d get at least 1600 or 1700 Bolivares – It’s that crazy of a difference.

Anyways, I visited way too many parks and locations to list them all, since my memory fails me, but my first stop was “El Calvario”, which is a really fun hill-type area, where you climb plenty of stairs and walk amongst lots of trees and birds ...

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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OH MY POOR ARSE

A travel blog entry by trolibus on Aug 09, 2011

WELL I LANDED IN CARACAS WHICH IS KNOWN FOR ITS HIGH CRIME AND EVEN HIGHER COSTS SO I WILL NOT BE STAYING HERE LONG. I GOT HERE AROUND 1000 AND MY BUS DIDNT LEAVE UNTIL 1745 SO I PEOPLE WATCHED AND ATE ALL DAY. THEY DO HAVE THE BEST STREET FOOD IN SOUTH AMERICA. YUM YUMMIES. I TOOK A 14 HOUR ...

Once more into the breach

A travel blog entry by place77 on Dec 24, 2010

... find they are as friendly and warm as in other south american countries

Eventually we dropped Carla off at her hotel to meet her family and she gave me her contact details in case I needed any help and her father offered to sort out getting me a cheap deal at the hotel they were staying at which was only $40 a night in a 5 star hotel! Frustratingly I'd booked somewhere already and although it's lovely it's a lot more than $40 a night. ...

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