Eurobuilding Hotel and Suites Caracas
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... a Jonah for us.. So here we are. Stranded without hotel, without Bolivars and without plan, in the city we have been told to avoid like the proverbial plague! And all because of Paddle! Paddle, however, has his excess baggage fare paid and gets to accompany Kim back to the UK. We, however, spend a day of trying to get onto the waitlist for successive flights to Columbia, fail dismally, as it would appear our bribe is not as substantial as other customers', and finally ...
... depressing Hotel Miramar Suites. We were warned not to step foot outside of our hotel in Caracas (since Chavez's inception in 99, Venezuela's homicide rate has more than tripled to 67 victims per 100,000...more than 13 times the U.S. rate in 2010), as the town has a new pastime - shooting the police - we suppressed our innate desire to 'go native', and dined at the hotel. It was a eye - and **** - opener and was a sad indicator of Venezuela's lack ...
... it as their own!! Still with the Hilton standards- it was amazing!!
Checked in and met the wonderful Said. I was slightly concerned about going around town as all the reviews pointed out that Caracas is not the safest of towns. Angel Said helpfully pointed out the highlights from the hotel windows and the safe zones!!
Spent the next few days with Angel Said after his shifts and explored the town. Amazingly he knew a ...
... br> A bikini.
An exercise book for Spanish lessons.
Things I am glad I bought:
Brand new clothes. Even they wear out after constant use for 6 months.
Dad's Spanish Dictionary... I have NO IDEA why I didn't think I needed one.
My guidebook (Wilson) purchased at top dollar from Heathrow as I left.
Number and type of good luck charms: 5
Little voodoo doll from Lucy.
Leather cake shaped luggage tag from Kirsten.
In short the rest of Venezuela.
We spent the second part of Venezuela visiting Joe's family in Caracas and going up the coast to see Morrocoy National Park.
We flew into Caracas on a busy Friday night and were picked up and taken to a hotel Joe's uncle and aunt had booked for us. They had said something about it being up a mountain so we were expecting some steep winding roads, but Oh My Goodness! Our driver put the car into Low Range and off we went, higher and higher ...