And it finally begins.... Caracas and Los Roques March 1st 2007 3 years in the making and my travelling has final begun!!!
After very little sleep on Thursday night we got the plane to Caracas via Madrid. The flight to Madrid was not really eventful but on the next leg we met some quite interesting, and very drunk, Venezuelans. Most said we were mad going, 4 teens who couldn't speak Spanish, pretty much making out we were going to die as soon as we left the a ... 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