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Waiting... I think that's been the primary feature of the last 36 hours. Several hours in the desolation of Terminal 5 in Heathrow, some broken sleep on the flight to Madrid and finally to the long-awaited flight to Caracas... Delayed on the tarmac by one hour, no biggie...
I expected to catch up all that lost sleep on Madrid-Caracas. Alas, it was not to be so. I don't care how comfortable airline seats are suppose to be; sitting upright is not the natural position for sleep for ...
... 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 ...
... learned of their diplomatic posting in 2007. Rick is an old friend from my time interning in Burundi (a tiny African nation next to Rwanda) and his beautiful wife, Kathrin, is from Germany.
Despite the failures of the "Bolivarian Revolution" and poor security situation (crime has increased 67% since Chavez took office in 1998), I was given the royal treatment by my hosts. They provided me with a private room in their ...
... 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 ...
... was kind enough to let me store my bags at his house on the mainland and let me buy him a few beers before flight no.1 of 4.
This marathon journey home of at least 14 hours in the air and far too many more in airports got me thinking about the 'ins' and 'outs' of my trip. So here are the stats and the facts:
Place I was most bitten by Mosquitos: ...