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Roraima Trip Jan 2014

Mt Roraima sits brooding ahead, all 2810m of it, white clouds billowing around it, foreboding and intimidating.  Kukenan, the sacred…

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Venezuela Days 13 and 14 – New Years Eve and Day in Caracas

It was New Years Eve, and Vero and I needed to wake up early to continue the journey back to…

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Venezuela Day 12 – Merida and Barinas

Woke up in the 2 storey log cabin, a smell of wood and pine in the air, with a hint…

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Venezuela Day 11 – Merida

Wonderful views of delicious green mountains greeted us as we woke, and the air was fresh and cool and full…

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Venezuela Day 10 – Into Merida proper

I hadn’t had such a good sleep for a long time, and as I slowly came around I didn’t feel…

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Venezuela Day 9 – The Road to Merida

A lovely sunny morning greeted us as we woke up on the sofa in the old farmhouse in Barinas. We…

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Venezuela Day 8 – Caracas to Barinas

Merida. Vero had been planning this trip for ages. It’s a paradisiacal place, in the Andes, full of spectacular scenery,…

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Venezuela Day 7 – Caracas and El Hatillo

Christmas Day in England – the equivalent of Boxing Day in Venezuela. Boxing Day where I’m from in England is…

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Venezuela Day 6 – Xmas Day in Caracas.

The big day in South America for christmas isn’t the 25th, but rather the 24th December, and today a lot…

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Venezuela Day 5 – El Avila and Caracas

I woke at 7 and threw open the doors of the room and stepped out on the balcony. Blue skies,…

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