Arrival in Caracas September 12th 2011 Hello all...
So I thought this was a more efficient way of keeping in touch and gives you a choice as to whether you want to hear my ramblings...or not...heehee.
Firstly a big, huge hello and sorry to those of you who have emailed me and who I have very rudely not replied to yet! It's been a BUSY time since arriving here. I promise I'll get on top of it in the next few weeks.
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South America » Venezuela » Capital » Caracas » Altamira 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