Hotel Waldorf

Avenida La Industria, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1010, Venezuela | Hotel

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A funny thing about a paddle!

A travel blog entry by iancurtis


... 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 ...

Food tour of the city of green and light

A travel blog entry by charlotte


... of experience of the traffic jams in the city but that's like any other big city really. When we were stopping in the traffic because people can be sitting in their cars for much longer than they planned for, street vendors are selling anything you can imagine from crisps, snacks , lottery tickets, rose for the wife ( I guess sorry I'm late) and even I saw tennis rackets and toys for the kids!

I have been made so welcome here and got to see ...

Chavistas, Criminals and some Colonial Buildings

A travel blog entry by alex.dbarnes


... been poured into socialist architectural projects, whilst existing buildings and roads have seriously deteriorated and stand dilapidated. Similarly, on the side of every road, pro- Chavez patriotic graffitti has been commisioned. Socialist slogans exclaiming "Libertad", "Revolucion" and "Socialismo" are as common here as someone offering you "charlie", "skunk" and weed on Camden High Street.

I then took the teleferrico (cable car) to the top ...


A travel blog entry by lexysiepel


... the same time. Qute scared to leave the hotel on my own but might go for a walk now...

Money is a nightmare here though - its mad. Canīt get dollars, AMTs give you a ridiculous rate of exchange for Bolivars, have to have all your dollars before you come so you can change on the black market (didnīt realise that or want to carry so much cash!) Anyway iīm sure it will get sorted.

Ok, better be off now. Write soon ...

Goodbye Dublin, Hello Caracas!!!

A travel blog entry by ownio


... too.

So anyway, the night finished with some relaxing beers by the 17th floor rooftop pool of our plush hotel. We were fading fast after such a long journey and so we hit the hay around 1am local time – a lie in the next day would have been nice but we were being collected by our new buddy William at 6.30am to bring us back to the airport to get our flight to the paradise islands of Los Roques! Viva Chavez! :)



This hotel, located on Avenida La Industria, Caracas, is near Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, Zoologico de Santa Cruz, Centro Comercial Ciudad Tamanaco, and Museo de Cultura Popular.
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