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... colonial rule all the way to the borders of Argentina.
Previously named Angostura, Ciudad Bolivar was the base for Bolivar's military operations that led to independence in 1817. Bolivar's 'Gran Colombia' dream of a unified republic comprising Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador lasted only 10 years before the countries split.
The 'Casco Historico' (historic centre) is one of ...
... Buckley, a native from the indigenous village of Canaima. We spent the morning exploring with our new venezuelan friends; sisters Maria and Mari, and Mari's German boyfriend of four days, Andy.
After lunch we all bundled together in a motorised canoe to cross the lagoon and hike up the rocky mountains. At the top we were greeted with the most spectacular sight. It's hard to explain how it feels to stand ten metres away from a rainbow, shining through the mist of ...
... nice and splash out on a bathroom – after 3 days in the jungle I was ready for a treat. Posada Don Carlos is in a lovely old colonial building in the colonial centre – you can see why they picked this location – commanding views over the Orinoco in 2 directions.
Unfortunately everything shuts down really early, by 6 at the latest but many places before that! I was in a rush to grab some good grub and find ...
... very hot conditions. When we arrived it was dry but you could clearly see how impressive it could be when hundreds of gallons of water cascade over the rocks. When we returned to the boat we dropped most of our gear off for a walk behind one the larger falls. Getting wet was a pleasant relief from the heat; an enormous amount of water was falling just above us. The noise must be deafening in the wetter months. Towels on it was time to return ...
... are made totally of blood red jasper. The geography has changed totally on entering . We have left the savannah behind and the ground is rising into rolling hills. We are climbing up into the Grand Sabana Nation Park. as we head north for Cuidad Bolivar.