Hotel Residencial El Cid

Ave San Felipe & la Castellana , Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1060, Venezuela | Hotel

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Crackers in Caracas

A travel blog entry by iancurtis

Venezuela: Week 1 So we have finally arrived in one of the most dangerous cities on the planet against the advice of both of the Venezuelans we know! Rather than linger we opt to go straight to a recommended (and secure) hotel and catch the first flight out to Barcelona first thing the following day (Barcelona, Venezuela, not ...

Black markets and the venezuelan driver.

A travel blog entry by ashstmartin


... was an array and flurry of sports clad, middle aged, venezuelan guys, asking us if we needed ´cambio´.

Now, i´d been told, previously, by a Venezulean friend, NOT TO CHANGE MONEY AT THE AIRPORT. As some of it was fake. So after many, no thank you´s, the incessant flies around **** scenario, seemed to elapse for a time being. After a much needed smoke, and walking out into a dry heat, we went back in to sort ...

The City of Love (Motels)

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... as a council estate, high rise block buildings and kids playing basketball in the centre. I took a snap and disappeared quickly.

The Plaza is beautiful. I sit there for an hour, on the edge of the Plaza, watching the world go by. An old man sits next to me and starts a small conversation. He asks if I need any help, asks where I'm from and comments that it is so unusual to see someone from England in Caracas. ...

The most stressful 3 days of our lives!

A travel blog entry by james.tash


... meant nothing was open, as everyone goes to church, and we couldn´t even buy beer from the supermarket due to Venezuelan law which prevents the sale of alcohol on the weekend!

Day 2 Tash awoke to find a barely recognisable James as his face had swelled up - the bridge of his nose had widened and his eyes had sunk into his face! A pharmacy recommended we go to Salud Chacao (central hospital) for treatment, and luckily ...

Discovering lost worlds

A travel blog entry by rachelandmike


... we had quite a sense of having conquered the mountain, the sense of achievement enhancing our appreciation of the strange and mysterious environment we found.

It really was very other-worldly up there, completely silent with very little signs of life, though when you looked closely enough you may well spot a few small birds flitting noiselessly around, or the occasional black butterfly fluttering by, or even a small black frog or ...


This hotel, located in the La Castellana area of Caracas, is near Parque del Este, Plaza de Altamira, Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, and Centro Sambil.
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