Marriott Venezuela Playa Grande
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We finally made it to Angel Falls and Tucan Travel were fantastic in rearranging our trip. It meant 1 less day in Canaima (nearest town to the waterfall) but we got to see it in all it's glory thanks to the rainy season. Visiting Angel Falls is certainly not for the faint hearted and meant Lisa had to face one of my worst fears...To elaborate, we …
... to have four honour guards,two at the front and two at the back.The honour guards are dressed in old colonial uniforms with red trousers,black boots with spurs,blue jackets with gold braiding on the chest,black cavalry hats and gleaming silver swords held unsheathed in their right hands.Gerardo comments that they are not professional as they keep twitching and looking around with their eyes.He feels that Simon Bolivar is no longer respected as he should be and he blames Hugo ...
... driver looked like and all would be fine. I decided not to raise this extra "what if" with Andri as she had already been patient enough to go along with my plan.
So we got into the airport, little hiccup at check in. The woman didnīt like it that we hadnīt printed out our ticket to leave Venezuela. Strangely she was ok with me not having it, it was just a problem with Andri. Must be a latin woman on latin woman type thing, they just seem to dislike ...
... lots like us were straining to watch from pavements and side roads.
There were loads of motorbikes, mainly young men on them, but overall there were more women, certainly on the pavements. Quite a few young children, and adults of all ages except very old who would have found the heat too much. The atmosphere was expectant and emotional, some sadness and crying but most evident was the enthusiasm to be with others celebrating the man and celebrating ...
i arrived at Caracas airport, and much to my delight there was a taxi waiting for me! On the drive from the airport to the hostel i absorbed the beautiful landscape, and enjoyed the fresh air. The flight was very long, around 14 hrs and my legs had swollen and my back was sore. I arrived at the hostel and meet Del Bo the hostel owner. He was very welcoming and friendly. As was his dog, she is a Japanese Akita.