Venezuela = Muscle Cars, Beauty Queens, Politics and Scenery February 15th 2007 Hey Everyone,
We arrived in the town of Merida, Venezuela on Friday February 8th. During the previous 24 hrs of traveling we had: one bus breakdown, 8 military check stops and a scenic detour though the slums of Venezuela´s second largest city (still can´t figure out why). The check stops were surprisingly easy for us although one elderly lady on the bus was bribing every officer as she had n ... read more
South America » Venezuela » Andean » Mérida 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
Living The Dream,
That was the name we selected when we set off on our first adventure out of Canada in November, 2006. Eight short months, and eight countries later, the love of my life, Nastassia Kunz was taken from me in a tragic bus accident just outside Sucre, Bolivia. She died doing one of the things she loved most, and I am thankful she had the chance to expand her horizons and open her eyes to this bizarre, beautiful, demented world we are a part of.
This travelblog is dedicated to my soulmate, who I shared the most amazing and beautiful 8 months of my life with while trave... full info