Hotel Ole Caribe
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- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... 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, ...
... Curt jumped in a cab, headed to Brazil and used an ATM there to get more cash. Then he returned to Santa Elena, found an black market exchanger loitering on the appointed corner and in no time we were back in business with enough bolivars to get us to Caracas and beyond. After that, we chilled out in Santa Elena, purchased provisions for our excruciatingly long bus ride and worked on other chores.Although Venezuela had not proven to be the dangerous place that we ...
The whole thing looks very professional, clean and organised. But as soon as you are released by customs and by the pack of people trying to “help” you and change your dollars, you will see a messy, dirty, polluted, jam packed, poor, dusty city that looks all but safe.
The first thing I notice, after mess, dirt, pollution, traffic, etc., is that it is choko-block full of American cars (old and rusty ones as well ...
... completely new. And then askes for our paper ticket. We have none, we booked via Internet. We have some print-out that mentions the flights from Schiphol to Caracas and back though. We show him that and he takes it. Then he starts telling us that we're a day late. I remind him of the strike a day earlier and that we were put on this flight. Then he finally checks his computer, and we are indeed on the flight to caracas on the 5th. We are allowed to enter the ...
... atmospheric about the overcast sky and stormy sea, and it was far from cold! We relaxed with the group here for a couple of days, and had a great end-of-trip party featuring fancy dress and far too much punch…
The trip ended in Caracas, and from here we will return to Chile to fill in some bits we missed out on last time. With any luck the Atacama desert will provide welcome relief from the hot and humid coastal climate here – we’ll keep you ...