Pestana Caracas Hotel & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... much larger than any in Ireland) loom very close indeed. The favelas look pretty in the foothills but their poverty is probably even more pronounced than the images close at hand portray. Dishevelled elderly men shuffle through litter strewn side-streets; scantily-clad but over-weight young women carry babies on their hips in the tinted gloom.
Our van approaches a miniature fortress in the concrete jungle. Brightly muraled but constantly guarded we are driven behind high ...
... Fortunately, and as one might have already concluded, we arrived safely at the hotel. In our desperation and in response to the extortion being practiced by the majority of the better hotels, the smaller and more reasonable ones having been booked out, we splashed out for a night at a 'nice' hotel with a 'special offer' available. We sneak past security and check in, mindful of our somewhat dishevelled and travel stained appearance. Do they have hot water, we ...
... rational and reasonable. That can apply logic and make the reasoned choice. Well that is the hope anyway :)
I have realized that the choices I made in my early 20's managed to fast track some elements of my life as others delayed me.
As I continue with this trip, I do not feel much different, but I feel happier for doing it. I am happier that I waited until I was older as I truly appreciate it. It was much harder to ...
... have questioned my visit to Caracas, but at the end of the day, one needs to make up their own mind. Yes it may be dangerous, but isn't London, Paris and New York dangerous? With both bags strapped to my body, I happily watched one packed subway go by, but unlike Sao Paulo, I boarded the next one. As ever, I received some interesting looks/stares and after 5 stops it was time to get off. I'm staying in an area called Sabana ...
... br> Number of dances learned: 4. Salsa, Merengue, Chumpetta and Vallenato.
The coldest I've been: Las Glaciares in El Calafate, Argentina.
The hottest I've been: Cordoba, Argentina. No breeze, hot air, summer.
Most expensive nights sleep: £70, Puerto Aurora, Galapagos Islands.
Cheapest nights sleep: £3. Santa Marta, Colombia.
Best nights sleep: Emanuel's house, Quimbaya, Colombia.
Worst nights sleep: 4 hours of restlessness in ...