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Alan joined us on the journey from Los Llanos to Merida. It was great to see the Andes again, I had forgotten how long we had been out in the pasture lands.
We had a bush camp up the mountains in a disused quarry Alan knew. The road up was terrible; overgrown, shear cliffs, very narrow and awful road surface. All made better by the worried comments, "we're all going to die", from the rest of the passengers.
We took a walk with Alan here to try and catch butterflies ...
... and mountains, just as impressive on the way down. The ever-present Chavez, rust-coloured cattle on the side of the road, speed-bumps, Indian farm-hands leaning on rusty trucks and picking their noses in their straw hats, trees with soft, draping fronds umbrella the roads and I realise something - I'm in Venezuela.
More photos can be found on:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomascolli nsphotography/sets/72157631771111965/ ...
... br> -that we come out worse than when we came in (as a family)
-too many dirty surroundings and not so great times
-to be disappointed
-to run out of money too quickly
-dive in a real diving paradise
-camp in beautiful surroundings
-canoe in calm lake with beautiful scenery around it
-horse back ride in an African safari park
-stay in a beautiful lodge overlooking a water hole filled with ...
... 8220;Catatumbo” tour, which is an unexplained phenomenon of a nightly occurrence of lightning without thunder. We drove about 3 hours to a port town and caught a riverboat to a house in the middle of Lake Maracaibo (the largest lake in South America) to watch the occurrence happen. It goes down pretty late in the night, so in the meantime we went to try and catch river caimans. You could find them by shining flashlights at the banks and you could spot them by their ...
... 957; βρήκα ένα λεωφορ 49;ίο που πήγαιν 49; στην Βιργία, μια κοντιν 42; πόλλη. Όμως, το λεωφορ 49;ίο για τη ...