Posada Casa Grande de Angostura
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Da er vi tilbake fra en fantastisk tur i Canaima. Her er det varmt (32 - 35 grader), og det merkes når solbrenten har tatt oss. CB er en typisk Sør Amerikansk by med torg, pastellfagede bygninger, folkeliv og mye søppel i gatene. Folkelivet er hektisk, men folk flest er vennlige. Byen er sentral for elven Orinoco, som er den nest største elven i Sø …
Fredag 15.07 - Vi sitter nå på flyplassen i Carraras - Venezuela… Det har vært en lang dags reise… Vi reiste fra Gardermoen Airport Hotel 0445 - der har de en deal om at hvis man sover der en natt - så står bilen gratis parkert til du er tilbake. Vi sov derfor på hotell, sto opp kl 0400 - spiste frokost - flyet til Paris gikk kl …
Breakfast was planned to be staggered, a 6am & an 8am breakfast, to accommodate those leaving early on a trip to the delta. Unfortunately due to illness in both couples going - one involving a swollen, bitten ankle & going to hospital to be put on a drip - the trip was called off. The whole team spent the morning thoroughly cleaning the truck. All bags came out our lockers, all boxes came out the sides & everything was scrubbed as ...
... beautiful, & really cold! The water runs across rocks that give it a red tint. Squelched back to the truck to get changed before we continued on to another couple of falls; the second was to be our bush-camp for the evening. Great spot! Chilli con carne with rice for dinner by a new look cook group 3. Cook groups rearranged I've been kicked to cook group 2, meaning no more drunken, hilarious cook nights ...
... free 'waiting area' (a term to be used loosely in the dilapidated concrete Barinas terminal), soliciting menacing looks from the guy and worried horror from Dolores and some other women waiting there. BTW, thank you señor Chavez for the smoking ban in all public places.
As fatigue was starting to mount, the bus finally showed up at 2am, a mere two hours late. It had originated in San Cristobal, near the Colombian border, and was already packed, stopping ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service