Travel Blogs from Rio Caribe
Nino, a neighbour & friend of the posada came to the pier with me to find a boat with other passengers so I could get to Playa Medina – hung around waiting for ages having been assured by some unsavoury type that other were coming from another Posada – I was dubious as had checked with them the previous night. Sure enough, by 10, 2 hours later, there was no-one so had to pay extra (300 instead of 200) to go by ...
Managed to sleep despite the pyrotechnics and constantly
Had heard there was a good local fish and other market on
the quay early am so headed down – very lively and interesting catches – shame
about all the really small sharks (less than a foot) that will not grow into
adults. There were quite a lot of rays that already been hacked up, altogether
far larger amounts of fish than are likely to be consumed in a day by the ...
Had a good night at Posada San Francisco – best fan so far
so no need for a/c. Also the most characterful (beautiful colonial house with
open patio, original tiles and high bamboo ceilings though only internal
windows which kept it nice & cool. Plus cheapest so far – less than $10 for
a/c, cable, fan, wifi and lovely pink bathroom with hot water – bargain!
Breakfast at the hostel fairly good, then off for a wander
round this unspoilt ...
Rio Caribe is deffinately my favourite place so far!!
It is so beautiful! I knew venezuela had the largest caribean coastline, but it is really incredible!
We went straight to a posada when we arrived there then went for a walk. It is such a little place and i felt so comfortable there. Everyone was really friendly and when we had come back from the beach the posadas owners friend was there called charlie and he took us on his motorbike to venezuelas very own version of ...
arrived in rio caribe, bought food and water and took a little truck to san juan. 2 hours of mountain roads at the coast. when i arrived in this very little town, searching for a place to put my tent, EVERYBODY told me not to do that, because of danger - lots of people got robbed, some killed.
the army was so nice to let me put my tent in ...