Playa Grande Caribe Hotel & Marina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... from the airport to avoid the watching eyes of the illegal taxis outside.These taxis have been instrumental in “quick kidnaps”,where the unsuspecting tourist has been fooled by lower prices ,only to find themselves being robbed at gunpoint by an accomplice in the shadier parts of the city.The taxi driver looks legit and their cars have all the necessary papers,they speak some basic English and it is easy to see why tourists fall victim.Gerardo explains to me that ...
Due to the Easter long weekend no alcohol was allowed to be served nation wide. This was due to Venezuelans getting too drunk and driving on the holiday. This would occur on all holidays and during elections as well. I met the other Trekkers Andrew and Andrea (Scottish couple), Shaun (Aussie living abroad), Mariel (French girl) and Ikel (German). We had Dinner at steakhouse, served Huge steak that was cooked by the dinner table. A great meal to start the ...
... in that situation. I feel bad making someone wait while I park the car but it really is the only way here, that's the sad reality. With all this on my mind I sat back and tried to get some sleep.
Being a man I was playing that game that all men know how to play; what would I do if, such and such, happens. Such and such being a very unlikely scenario and usually a violent one. So I imagined the scenario, what if our driver is hit over ...
Today we joined huge numbers of people to honour Hugo Chavez, who died yesterday at 58 from cancer, and whose cortege was followed today by hundreds of thousands, probably more than a million, from the hospital where he died to a temporary resting place at the military academy, His funeral is on Friday, possibly at the Mausoleum where the remains of Simon Bolivar are already a place of pilgrimage for Latin Americans.
Brenda did manage to get her grandmother ...
... collect currencies of other countries. I was able to locate a currency converter booth and switched it to the Venezuelan Bolivar Fuerte. 1USD will get you 4.3 VEF.
After spending some time on the internet on my laptop, I started to chat up with a couple of other travelers near the gate headed towards Lima. There was confusion as to where our boarding gate is. The screen near our gate said Lima ...