Blogs from Coro, Falcón, Venezuela, South America


South America » Venezuela » Falcón » Coro July 11th 2012

Hola, ¿que tal? This is my second blog from Venezuela! In Caracas I took a bus towards Maracay, capital of Aragua state where I met with my friends Richard and Zuleyka. Maracay is a city with just over a million people, the 4th largest in Venezuela behind Caracas, Maracaibo and Valencia. It isn't a tourist destination at all, most tourists use it as a hub when going towards the coast of Aragua (places like Choroní, Ocumare etc). The city is quite industrial, many things are manufactured here. I didn't find it a nice city in general, I actually went because I know people there. When I arrived, Richard picked me up at the busstation and we went home. The kids, Mei-Ling and Sebastian, came home from the neighbour, we had lunch and I rest a little ... read more
Torre Sindoni, Maracay
With Richard, Zuleyka and kids in Maracay
Bahia de Cata

South America » Venezuela » Falcón » Coro August 6th 2010

Hey Guys! Greetings from Coro, in the north-west of Venezuela. I´m currently using the slowest computer I´ve seen since the 1990s, and this city seems to have had a power cut every evening since I´ve been here, but hopefully I´ll still get to complete this blog entry and upload any photos before any disasters happen… Although it seems that this computer is not accepting my camera upload, let´s hope it will by the end of this message. Wow - am having an amazing time, and since leaving Caracas, have really felt like I´m “travelling” again - seeing amazing places, staying in great hotels and enjoying the local food. Caracas really wasn´t all that, although I still can´t decide whether it actually is that bad, or whether it was just the image I built up in my ... read more
Love him or hate him...
Local clapped-out hunk of junk (aka "a bus")
Mountain Hut

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