Salto Angel – The Angel Falls, Venezuela

Salto Angel – The Angel Falls, Venezuela

Setting of from Ciudad Bolivar the flight in the tiny one prop five man plane to Canaima is a memorable one. The flight offers great views of the surrounding Grand Sabana and fantastic views of the lagoon at Canaima as you come into land. We arrived in time to have...
Merida to Ciudad Bolivar

Merida to Ciudad Bolivar

After wandering around the delightful city of Merida, failing to get more ice cream andĀ settling for the cake and coffee on offer next door in the cafe we headed for the 2.30pm bus to Barinas. Its a highly recommend bus journey up into the mountains with a pit stop in...
Cycling in the Andes, Merida

Cycling in the Andes, Merida

A nice thing to do whilst in Merida is to hire a mountain bike and go for a ride. We hired bikes for half a day from Fanny Tours. We got a lift half way up one of the roads that winded through the foot of the Andes. We declined a lift right to the top thinking it...
Puerto Columbia to Merida

Puerto Columbia to Merida

From Puerto Columbia we took the bus via Maracay to Merida, a Venezuelan city sitting at the foot of the Andes Day 5 After the beach in morning, we caught the bus to Maracay (6,000 Bv each 2 hours), joined forces with a fellow backpacker and booked a bus to Merida at...
Stars on the wall posada, Puerto Columbia

Stars on the wall posada, Puerto Columbia

Also known as the pants ladies hostel this would have been an okay place to stay (its was fairly cheap), but purely based on the fact we were made to feel as we’d invited ourselves to stay round someones house and the owner struted around in her pants i’d...
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