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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 ...
... know if it keeps underemployed sailmakers in business or they just recycle them from decommissioned boats?! Pleasant beach, but nothing to write a blog about!
While waiting for a taxi back, got a lift from Almando, a friendly parejo (sarong) salesman and parttime guide, back to Playa la Galera, a lovely protected crescent of sand really good for swimming as no waves. Nabbed another palm tree to enjoy ...
... just 20!
Picked up a fish empanada on the way back for breakfast too so well set up for the day’s travels.
This turned out to be far easier (can rarely say that!) than anticipated - the hotel staff were of
limited use – one guy said as he drove everywhere he didn’t know and the cleaning ladies knew little more – the book offers no advice either – to get to Juangriego ...
... sellers about the day trip to Isla del Coche, but they were not hopeful of there being enough punters, saying that I would be "sad", so, as the beach here is probably as nice (though maybe more windy) as the ones there, decided not to bother.
Checked out the not so supermarket that opens on a Monday – didn’t even sell coffee!!!! But the beer was 3 for a dollar, so who cares ...