Hotel Resort La Sierra
Travel Blogs from Merida
VENEZUALA We arrived by air in the afternoon and got a pickup from the Backpackers hostel for $18(we bought too much wool products at otavalo to deal with buses and metros). With the help of Ben at Osprey tours, I went to the Rodavario bus station in the evening to book tickets to Puerto La Cruz the next day. A full days travel later and we were at …
Awoke from a deep, recuperative sleep to a cool mountain morning; after some shuffling around I ascended to the balcony at the front of the Posada to have a morning cigarette. The pitch darkness of the night before obscured the enormous mountain that overlooked the square; this cool morning it's forested slopes were stroked by clouds and the peak was lost above.
This was my first day in Merida; and I was intent on doing nothing. A ...
... br> -hike in beautiful parks
-pique nique near clear rivers, no bugs, no pollution
-laugh and have a good time together
-write anecdotes that others will enjoy reading
-hear lions and all kinds of animals in a tent at night without being in a dangerous spot
-communicate better with each other
-eat well and healthy foods (fruits, tropical fruits, vegetables)
-learn more Spanish
-fell more serene and living more in the ...
... changed several times, from cloud forest to sun-parched desert with cacti to sisal and flax and then at 2500 masl, our final destination of San Jose to small shrubs and grassland. I was glad, well my stomach was, after all those twists and turns, when we arrived at the cottages run by Martin. The owner also has several ponds full of trout, so guess what was dinner? Yes, you're right! Trout, fresher it couldn't be! I watched it being ...
... zum Hauptlauf des Fluss gelangt. Dort gab es dann auch Flussdelphine zu sehen. Diese sind kaum zu fotografieren und springen auch nicht aus dem Wasser. Nach 3,5 Stunden sind wir dann auch wieder bei unserem Ausgangspunkt angelangt und die Tour war zu Ende.
Nachmittags sind wir in ein anderes Camp bei Barinas gefahren, um dort am Montag vormittag dann noch eine Rafting-Tour zu machen. Die Fahrt an sich war relativ entspannt. Allerdings sind wir hier das ...