Venezuela December 22nd 2005 Dear all, trying out this web journal for any friends or family who may be interested in where Ruth and I are in the world. It may be a little long winded at first for you but thats because i am catching up!
Starting from the beginning, we obviously went to Venezuela first. Spent a couple of days in Caracas then went to a place called Santa Fe on the south coast, in a van we had hired, where we ch ... read more
South America » Venezuela » Capital » Caracas Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Ecuador). For most of the first half of the 20th century, Venezuela was ruled by generally benevolent military strongmen, who ... ... read more