Relaxing on Margarita Island February 18th 2013 For our Carnival week, Erin, Allison, Dereek, and I headed to Margarita Island. Only a 3 hour ferry trip (if everything is working properly - needless to say, it was not) from the mainland, Margarita seemed almost like a different country. It was clean (the garbage was picked up), the taxi cabs were marked with actual signs and they all charged about the same rate, and there were a lot more import ... read more
South America » Venezuela » Nueva Esparta » Isla de Margarita 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
Hey! I'm from Royalton, Mn, and I attended Luther College where I studied Elementary Education. After teaching in Kosovo for two years, I am currently living, teaching, and traveling in Venezuela.
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