The Hotel Caracas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... retire to our rooms. Mine is a fine cell, complete with running, hot and roasting water, an ok bathroom, 50+ Spanish channels, air-con (which I can't find the controls for) and thank you; a clean bed. The contemporary Latino dance music belting from the alley below my room doesn't bother me a jot. It adds to the ambience (and I have ear-plugs).
I have to cancel a previously arranged beer meeting with a couple of Venezuelan guys with whom I shared the mini-bus. Sleep is paramount ...
... receptionist stiffens, looks down his now wrinkling nose and regards us with a suspicious air. Do these guests think they are comedians? We hurridly explain that we have been in the jungle for a while, grab the key, and rush off to bury ourselves into an oasis of sumptuous bliss. Ooooooh! Hot water. Crisp, white, linen sheets. Plump pillows. Enormous, welcoming and oh so comfortable bed. TV. Minibar. We don't know what to do first...shower, sleep, drink, crash and slob ...
... an adult. I have properties, I have a job, I have a business, I have loved ones and all of those things needed to be planned and organised. I was fortunate that I managed to realised my long time dream.
So onto Caracas!!
Did not manage to organise my Angel Falls trip from Cuba due to the poor internet connection, but thought I would try to organise it while I was in Caracas. Sent a few emails, and checked a few agencies and ...
... I soon find the 'love' motel! It's one of those places where some people can pay by the hour to have a quick nap I guess??? I arrive, every door in Caracas has a buzzer system to get you in. At first I thought the lady was asking if I wanted the room for one hour......what by myself?? Then I thought she said it will be ready in an hour, but eventually I caught on that the room will be ready at 1pm, oh man, it was only 9am!! I was ...
... before an absurdly early flight to Ushuaia.
Favourite Hotel: The Esplendor Savoy, Rosario, Argentina. Sheets, A/C, pool, glorious.
Least favourite Hotel: Miramar, Santa Marta, Colombia. No light, porn star lobby, no windows.
Biggest waste of time: Spending too long on the Galapagos islands to be with Juan when I should have been exploring the rest of Ecuador.
Best waste of time: Isla del Pirata, spending time with Thomas instead of ...