Venezuela September 22nd 2009 Trinidad to Venezuela was one hell of a journey. It started at 6.30am on Wednesday the 9th when i jumped a couple of buses to Pier 1. That was where i met Julia and Patrick, a nice Swiss couple who had been travelling around the Caribbean for a few months! Nice huh. So that was my entertainment sorted for the 3.5hr trip to Guiria, the port on the eastern most tip of Venezuela. Everything was going ... read more
South America » Venezuela 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
October 07 - Friends, family and random people who stumble accross my blog: this is an account of my year away from the UK. I will be spending 6 months working in Tokyo and then 5 months backpacking across parts of Asia and South America. I hope you enjoy my stories...
September 09 - The travels continue so the blog continues... ... full info