Category : Venezuela

World Trip Leg #1 Round-up: South America & Antarctica

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    [travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=2 last=64] FACTS Start Date: November 30, 2011 (Washington, D.C. to Bogota, Colombia) End Date: June 5, 2012 (Quito, Ecuador to Washington, D.C.) Duration: 187 days (6+ months) Total Spent: $24,467 * Average per person per day: $65.42 * Transportation Cost: $9,658 ** Transportation Duration: 608.5 Hours! (Over 25...


The Darker Side of Venezuela

So if Venezuela has such a gorgeous landscape, hot women, the highest waterfall in the world, and the longest Caribbean coastline, why isn't it a tourist hot spot? After all the stories we heard we could understand why. We are grateful for everyone's prayers for safe travels through Venezuela. We did learn a lot of interesting things about the inner-workings of the country during our week-long sta...


Trek to the World’s Highest Waterfall

If you want to see the highest waterfall in the world, don't expect to board a cushy tour bus for a few hours, shoot some pics, and go home.  Be ready to take several flights, a truck, a motorized dug-out canoe, spend the night in a hammock, and do some treacherous hiking  (All of this after the "sketchy border crossing" into Venezuela).   But the good things in life aren't easily attained, rig...


Sketchy Border Crossing

Written Dec 16, 2011 by Kristin: So what do you get when you mix 3 Venezuelans, 2 Americans, a Colombian, 2 mattresses, and a big bag of cheese in a 1979 Chevy Impala?  One hell of a Border Crossing, that’s what! The last few weeks we’ve been going back and forth about whether we were going to venture into Venezuela at all.  We’ve met several people along the way that told us it’s ...


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