Posada San Rafael del Paramo

Carretera Transandina, kilometro 54, Merida, Andes, Venezuela | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Merida

11. Mérida - the coldest city in Venezuela

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013

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... began our ascent into the Andes and to the cloud forest (a hotel perched at cloud level with a unique ecosystem due to the clouds). The roads were pretty decent until the National Park started. We stopped at a waterfall and saw a toucan. We also saw a turkey bird that dwells in the trees! The town of La Azulita on our way up the mountains was incredible. It's amazing how much civilisation there is at 3000 feet! We arrived at the hotel and, unfortunately, they weren't expecting ...

A day of adventure

A travel blog entry by holident

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... until we reached our first waterfall.

The first waterfall was quite daunting, not knowing what to expect. Attached up to various ropes I began to lower myself down, facing the rock. Instructed to keep my head & feet down water cascaded over my helmet. It is very difficult to explain what it was like, but it was awesome! As I reached the bottom I landed in a pool of water & unclipped myself ready for the next person to come down. It got rather chilly ...

Small in size, big in fun

A travel blog entry by gringoquinns

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... times in Hotel Mustafa but it was because the waiter was so delighted to have someone in. We also went to La Abadia (The Abbey) - a converted building where the waiters wear robes and they have Enigma on a loop. The whole thing is less 'atmospheric' and more 'disconcerting'.

Merida is a hotspot for adrenaline junkies, with all kinds of high octane activities on your doorstep. We opted for paragliding (flying ...

Crossing the Border to Venezuela

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... blog while already more than a week in Venezuela, and I can assure you, things are highly exaggerated and alarmist; we have been quite safe thus far). Another issue that makes travel to Venezuela complicated is the money situation. As mentioned in our previous blog, the official exchange rate is set artificially, which makes visiting the country extremely expensive (think European prices).

Fortunately, the more 'natural' rate, available on the black market, brings ...

Merida and Los LLanos

A travel blog entry by james.tash

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... in Merida) and Kassim (French student).

We left in the morning by jeep along the winding roads through the Andes. Having just taken our Malaria tablets and the speed the driver drove around the corners made us feel pretty sick. The jeep passed through lots of beautiful little towns created when the native Indians fled from the Spanish, which all begin with ´Mucu´which means ´place of´in the local dialect. We visited the chapel of San Rafael de Mucuchies a ...

Location

This hotel, located on Carretera Transandina, kilometro 54, Merida, is near Chorros de Milla Zoo, Plaza Bolívar (Merida), Parque Beethoven, and Museum of Science and Technology.
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