InterContinental Tamanaco Caracas
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Caracas
... busy street next to us, a nightwatchman on the pavement, and just round the corner on the same block as our hotel. I loved it but Sue found it scary in an unkown place of unknown qualities in a city with a reputation for violence.
The next day, after the plane had left ninety minutes late, after the flight and another ninety minutes by car to Merida - too hilly to have a close by airport - we arrived about 4 in the afternoon, pretty tired. Really itīs been two days travelling.
... by the Science Museum, which wasn't my favorite. For whatever reason I wasn't in the mood to see science-y stuff in Caracas and I was very turned off by an exhibit showing numerous stuffed heads from endangered animals.
Afterwards, I spent a good hour or so at the beautiful "Parque de Caobos", walking amongst beautiful trees and sculptures. I even got to have a quick workout at the park open-air gym and just spent a ...
... nearby for lunch and dinner that had some English spoken and gorgeous food.
The next day we asked the hotel to organize us a safe taxi to take us to Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas which is UNESCO Heritage listed. It had been listed primarily due to unique architecture. Whilst rather run down looking, we could see that it was rather unique. We wandered into the library and asked if anyone spoke English, and Elias, a lovely young man, came forward and ...
... a bus to a nearby beach area, but the tourist info lady said it would be impossible. So instead we grabbed a taxi and sucked it up having to pay the 150 bolivars to get us to Macuto. It took about half an hour to arrive and by now it was late and I was wilted with hunger. Luckily, we had called ahead and confirmed a room in our hotel, so in no time we were heading out to find something to eat.
Macuto reminded me of Taganga in Colombia; it was a beach side ...
... fine and had plenty of time to hop off at Frankfurt and then walk round to my Caracas flight so everything went smoothly which was a good start.
Upon clearing the airport that's when the fun starts to begin, change some dollars in to the local Bolivares and we are good to go.
Stepping out of the airport is fairly chaotic, it seemed more so than anywhere else I've been in south america although as it's Venezuela I'm being a little more on ...