Posada La Cigala
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... it eject thick black ink right in front of us, which he later cooked and served it to some Venezeulan tourists on the beach.
When we felt our skin starting to burn under the 40degree sun we decided to call it a day and take a stroll along the sea shore. As we calmly walked in the ankle deep water, something caught my eye and I jumped into the air grabbing Kam. A generous sized stingray was bathing in the shallow water right next to us, ...
... their only income.
This situation is highlighted again as I enter my Pousada,”Guaripete” to find out...guess what? You guessed it,I am the only guest! looking through the guest book ,there has not been a guest here since May 13Th 2014 and the story is the same all over the island.Simply,no one can afford it except rich Venezuelans or Westerners and by all accounts they have all dried up too,infact I think I am one of only a dozen Westerners on the ...
... our last foreign money into bolivares Fracos. It was not easy to find a good rate but we managed to get a better deal than the Hotel. Since we got late in the archipelago, the tours already gone. So we just took a boat to the island of Madrisky. It was a stuning beach. White sand paradise style. One of the best. We snorkeled and got to the mail island to relax have dinner and ...
... boat cabin, but still it was a fun dive.
We returned to Gran Roque in the early afternoon and spent an hour tossing the Frisbee on a stretch of beach that had room for us but smelled of the awful ofal of dead fish, thanks to the nearby fishing boats. Then it was time for dinner again. This time, we had the company of two Venezuelan ladies who had flown to the islands for a one night get-away. They were amusing - they both never stopped talking, and their accents ...
... through the coral reefs that surrounded the area.
We spent about 4 wonderful days in that particular anchorage before we swapped spots and went across to another anchorage for about another 2 days before all 3 yachts headed off to Aves. SV Meercat had left us at this stage as they were anxious to go kite surfing in a different anchorage not far away. Wherever you are Meercat...hope you're having a blast !