Hotel Ole Caribe
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We arrived in Caracas Airport without too much fuss and the whole prcess went pretty much as all we had heard. The Airport was pleasant enough and obviously had its day in the 60s. The chap at immegration said we had made a splendid choice on choosing his country and wished us well on our travels. We had booked to stay 2 nights at the Hotel Ole …
Met by Henrik and taken to Hotel Olé Carib More later
... fellow travellers, I did eventually board the correct aircraft. As I have 3 more flights from Caracas airport, I am looking forward to more rounds of "gate roulette". Venezuela is a captivating, intriguing, stunningly beautiful and intensely infuriating country! Take the exchange rate, for example, there's an official rate of around 4 Bolivars to the dollar and a grey economy rate of around 7.5 Bolivars to the dollar. The mood of the Venezuelans I've met, ...
... BUS RIDE TO THE BORDER OF COLUMBIA. THE OVERNIGHTS ARE BEST SINCE YOU SAVE ON HOTEL. THE BUSES ARE CONFY WITH FULLY RECLINING SEATS. MY LANDING AT THE AIRPORT WAS THE HAIRIEST YET. WE FLEW BY IT THEN DID A HARD UTURN AND QUICKLY DROPPED SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET TO LAND. IT WAS A FUN RIDE THOUGH. ...
... changing dollars and euros to bolivars for nearly double the amount! In the official rate, Venezuela costs about the same as in The Netherlands. With the blackmarket-rate we pay about half. Official rate is 5 bolivar for an euro. Blackmarket-rate is 8, 9 or 10 bolivar for an euro, depending on where and how much you change! This means our first few days here will be more expensive then we thought.
We explore Macuto these days, and after calling ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center