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I knew as soon as I saw the website for the school on Margarita Island it was the place for me! Despite the political unrest and the recession here in Venezuela my purpose is still clear and the possibilities are endless....at the very least I can obtain online students who will pay me in US dollars that can be exchanged at a rate of about 175 Venezuelan Bolivars ...
'Age is just a number It's totally irrelevant unless of course you happen to be a bottle wine'
(J Collins) Margarita Venuzuela 5th February
My tour today is to an area called La Restinga which is a National Park.
115,000 acres of natural canals with a canopy of mangroves trees. A forest on water that is a haven for pelicans, white herons, cormorants, hawks and white Ibis.
We travelled in ...
Slept a bit better with the a/c on, though had to switch off in the middle of the night – the parrot and nearby cocks (or was it just the parrot imitating some?) weren’t too disturbing.
Coffee’d up (strong, but not good) got an early start to playa El Caribe – nice, quiet and not too hot, but no traffic so had to take a cab – knocked him down 10 bolivares to 20! Had a ...
Had to keep the lovely big window shut for security reasons, so the small bathroom window (with sea views from the shower) didn’t let in enough cool air for me not to have to bung on the a/c all night – my eyes are suffering for it now.
Got up early and wandered along the beach to the centre on a hunt for good coffee – the place next door to the pizza joint came up trumps – a good big ...
... with pockets of very soft (but not quite quick!) sand.
The beach proper, though, was well maintained, the water reasonably clear, with
even a few fish visible when swimming!
Enjoyed sampling a couple of the local beers (had had a dry day yesterday!) – light beer seems very popular – those with the proper proportion of alcohol are “premium”! The Polar ...