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... late in Caracas National Airport, and although our luggage rolls of the carousel satisfyingly quickly, 40 minutes later we are still awaiting Kim's and, of course, Paddle. Fortunately, we have a couple of hours before our flight leaves so we hang around waiting for Kim and Paddle. We finally give up and hot foot it over to the International Airport so we can get checked in for our fight to Colombia. We will sort out poor old Kim and our miscreant Paddle when they ...
... the locals loved catching me out and whispering the 'cien' so all I heard was 'cinquenta' or 'setenta', so all the bargainous bottles of wine I kept buying at restaurants actually weren't bargainous at all, come cuenta-time.
Anyway, we were too paranoid to go out in Caracas, even to get a drink the next morning waiting for our tour guide to collect us, take us to the airport and rip us off with our first experience with the exchange rate. ...
... indulgent cakes and coffees before using the subway back.
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Angel Said showed me around his campus. Having seen a few English campus', and the wonderful Columbia campus in New York I was surprised that this campus shadowed these! The university is mahoooooosive!! It was awarded UNESCO heritage award due to its Modern Movement in architecture & art pieces. I just found it the most ...
... Puerto Columbia to find some travellers and Merida in the Andes.
Caracas is while overwhelming, its busy and loud, but set in a valley so mountains all around which is really stunning (havne´t quiteworked out photos but will tray and get some up soon) - the shanty towns are areally built up on the mountain face, the houses stacked like boxes and painted in vibrant colours, they look so really pretty but rough and run ...
... hours from Iguazu to Buenos Aires.
Longest flight: 4.5 hours Santiago-Easter Island and return.
Most frightening moment: My first earthquake in Santiago Chile.
Most enjoyable bus ride: San Pedro de Atacama - Salta with Martin from Guildford.
Most favourite food:
Dulce de Leche/Arequipe/Manjar... you have to keep your wits about you as they change its name throughout South America, basically its caramel spread.
Arepa con queso y ...