InterContinental Tamanaco Caracas
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... 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 ...
... the warnings by not venturing out of the hotel at night. The manager of the hotel had told us when we checked in that the area was not safe to walk around after about 8pm and maybe if we had ignored his advice, things might have been different. We now saw goodbye to Spanish speaking countries as we finish off the trip with a couple of weeks in Brazil.
... 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!
Caracas Airport is like a 1970s Mall with no shops under siege. I passed through Caracas en route to the UK from Colombia, originally planning to spend some time in Venezuela I booked my flight home from Caracas in August 2009! Having caught the 'Love Bug' and staying in Colombia, passing through Caracas ended up being an inconvenient extra step in my journey home but I'll publish this blog from there in order to get a spot on the map!
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