Angel Falls (Salto Angel) and its surrounding beauty May 24th 2009 Tim Version:
* Flew in a small plane to Canaima, boated (both by motor and by lots of pushing power) up to Angel Falls, and got to see its unclouded face and marvel and just how damn big the drop is!
* Saw a bunch of other local smaller waterfalls, smashed by little toe, saw another snake and loved it all.
The dropping, dropping, dropping... where the hell is the bottom? version:
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South America » Venezuela » Guayana » Canaima National Park 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
24, Male, West Aussie going backpacking in Central America and South America.
Countries I hit include England, Northern Ireland, Portugal and Spain for relatives and relaxation, then for the backpacking its Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and maaybe Chile if time and cash allows.
Backpacking, I want to experience it all from the ground to get a better look and feel for the places. Walking and public buses instead of taxis, that kind of deal, to get more amongst it.
Hopefully by the end I will be able to speak Spa... full info