TripAdvisor Reviews Laja Real Ciudad Bolivar
Travel Blogs from Ciudad Bolivar
... around 1/3 of the way up the waterfall). It was probably the toughest hike either of us has done, uphill all the way crossing trees, water, huge rocks etc. So we arrived at the vantage point dripping with sweat and feeling like the two most unfit people on the planet but such a sense of accomplishment and a bloody great breeze! It has to be seen to be believed. It's so tall it could start in the heavens. We had 6 ...
... and stumbling into swamps, till we arrived opposite Salto Angel and gazed in wonder at this breathtaking sight. We spent the evening in a camp with no power, playing games by candlelight with the chef, the canoe driver and Stan Buckley, who we managed to convince that the Queen of England is immortal. After a night sleeping in hammocks, we left the Angel Falls experience with the most incredible memories and friendships.
We were then driven through the mountains to ...
... the night bus somewhere tbc!
Had a great lunch with team at the hostel – they invited me
to their wonderful BBQ on the patio, steak, sausage and blood sausage, salad
and a local bread that looks like a muffin but is made of masa – a bit sqodgy
inside, but nice outside.
Flummoxed by shop opening hours – normally seem to shut for
siesta so no point being outside between 1-3 at the ...
... our campsite for the next couple of days. It was located about 11km outside of Ciudad Bolivar, in a very unusual area; owned & operated by an equally strange but welcoming German, Peter, who enjoyed a drink or two. As a Dutch tour group had taken all the rooms we pitched our tents. The campsite facilities were great: pool table, ...
... 3 camera died as it was. Voted the best day of the tip so far.
Next it is the trip we have all been waiting, in groups of 12 we clamber into dugouts. All the bags are double wrapped to keep them dry this really should of acted as a warning.