InterContinental Tamanaco Caracas
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Waiting... I think that's been the primary feature of the last 36 hours. Several hours in the desolation of Terminal 5 in Heathrow, some broken sleep on the flight to Madrid and finally to the long-awaited flight to Caracas... Delayed on the tarmac by one hour, no biggie...
I expected to catch up all that lost sleep on Madrid-Caracas. Alas, it was not to be so. I don't care how comfortable airline seats are suppose to be; sitting upright is not the natural position for sleep for ...
... to the airport. We are packing a paddle. The paddle, it transpires, has had an adventure all of its own! When we bought him, we were told such totems, removed from the people of the Canoe in the Orinoco, could prove to have bad luck. We checked to make sure we would be able to ship him back to the UK with Brendan, the tour leader. No problem! Well, problem, actually! We were unable to find ANY company in Venezuela able to ship it back for us, except for one...and I am ...
... USA 7 times). Yes, they are beautiful, busty, tall, and just simply stunning. Our limited contact with Venezuelan women also makes us think they also have nice personalities too!
Next it is off to Angel Falls, Venezuela’s draw card destination and the highest waterfall in the world. It is an expedition which will see us travelling in boats, hiking, and overnighting in hammocks.
Footnote: Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is UNESCO World Heritage ...
... learned of their diplomatic posting in 2007. Rick is an old friend from my time interning in Burundi (a tiny African nation next to Rwanda) and his beautiful wife, Kathrin, is from Germany.
Despite the failures of the "Bolivarian Revolution" and poor security situation (crime has increased 67% since Chavez took office in 1998), I was given the royal treatment by my hosts. They provided me with a private room in their ...
... with anyone where I have to atempt to speak spanish
'What the hell am I doing here' moment: Aiport customs!!
Most useful item: Dollars! should have brough more
Most useless item: Fleece
Most useful Spanish phrase: Muchas gracias (at least I can be polite!)
Tan Status (0-10): - 0 surprisingly for me I have no tan yet, need to get a move on so I blend in a bit more!