Posada Turistica Aldea Vieja
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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... Then the fisherman from out on the lake started coming, asking Alan if they could use his covered jetty for scaling/gutting the fish. He said he's had quite a lot of trouble with them coming in when he's not there and breaking the gates to seek shelter during storms, but he let them stay and it was just as well as the storm became immense including rain and thunder. It was cool to see them sorting the fish out. We also saw a soggy little bat which came to take shelter on ...
... must have been a hilarious sight for any onlookers, 5 white people wandering around in very little. We hiked for around 25 minutes, contouring around the mountains, before passing through a gate down into the jungle where the water came into view.
Reaching the water we squeezed into our wetsuits & harnesses. The true adventure then began. We manipulated around slippery rocks, waded through various depths of water, some waist-deep, & slid down some short ...
... is a network of tight roads, so you're never far away from the noise of the delivery trucks unfortunately. Sometimes it feels like we're going around the world in 80 different wake up calls - this time it was trucks going over loose manholes. I still hear it in my sleep.
After the heat and mañana-ness of Margarita, Merida was like an oasis of calm. We went to the market in the south of the city (Mercado ...
[Blog by Curt]
How time flies. It had been almost a year since we had started on our trip, and we were about to embark on our final adventure: Venezuela. For various reasons, our last stop was also rumored to be the most difficult one. In the online community, but certainly on official travel advisories, Venezuela has a rather bad reputation. Crime rates are supposedly high, including those for violent crimes such as armed robberies and kidnappings. (Quick note: we're ...
... church built by Juan Felix Sanchez , and stopped off at the village of Los Nevados which overlooks the highest mountain in Venezuela, Pico Bolivar (5007m), which has some breathtaking scenery. Lunch was spent at a little restaurant overlooking the Andes, before driving down into the Barinas region at the base. We stopped off at a small market at the side of the road, were they were selling lots of different types of fruit, and we had a refreshing fruit salad ...