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  • 1. Description / Views

    Just getting out and wandering around Caracas is worthwhile. While the city is a bit grubby and smoggy, it does provide the visitor with the experience of visiting a typical Lantin American city....

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  • 2. Interesting Tips

    drink a lot of fruit juice. Almost every restaurant in Caracas serves fresh fruit juice of many different fruits. The usually offer strawberry, passion fruit, orange, watermelon, papaya, pineapple,...

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  • 3. Shopping

    The beaches are nice and the beer is cheap. The night life downtown is said to be great! The gold inexpensive so a necklace for that special someone does not cost an arm and a leg That I can't...

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  • 4. El Hatillo

    visit El Hatillo, a very old town preserved the same way it was 200 years ago. There are many good restaurants serving typical venezuelan food and nice stores selling souvenirs. Parque Central, La...

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  • 7. Arriving at Caracas Airport and how it REALLY is!

    Caracas Airport: The only hussle is the waiting line to get ur passport checked. Expect to waste a couple of hours there. After u get ur luggages a somehow...

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  • 8. Making friends in Caracas

    My name is Julio Jiménez. My telephone at work is (0212) 205 56 33. My cel phone is 0416 718 64 34.I live in Caracas, La California Norte and I am always happy...

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  • 9. A PRODUCT THAT WORTHS GOLD!!!

    Not the whole country, but specially in Caracas....There PEPSI COLA RULEZ!!!!!!!Chavez does not like Coca Cola, yes, the goverment is comvincing people to make...

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  • 10. Why should you come to caracas?

    Why should you come to caracas? Short answer, you shouldn't. My first trip to south america. I came to Caracas for 6 months for work and left after 3 months. I...

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  • 11. VT-meeting in Caracas

    What to say, this is the first time I practically thanked VT that it exists and that we meet people from the area and if you are lucky you may also be offered a...

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  • 12. Plug-in 2

    But the guy at the reception has been really very helpful in drawing me a quick map to buy one from near-by shop. He also wrote down what I was supposed to say...

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  • 13. Sabana Grande Accommodation (Safe zone)

    The area Sabana Grande where the hotel is located in, is not the dangerous zone but not the safest zone either. It is located in between centre (the most...

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  • 14. 'Sabana Grande Accomm. (Cheap Eateries and Rest.)

    The first morning in my hotel I had a stroll around the area and found many cheap eateries. The problem with the meat and ingredient inside. Its not easy to get...

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  • 15. Sabana Grande Accommodation (Busy Commercial St.)

    The Hotel is a busy lower-end commercial area and the pedestrianised streets get occupied by the street vendors who sell everything ranging from fashionable...

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  • 16. Security

    Security remains a issue in Caracas. Even the guidebook advises you might get into touble with a small daypack in downtown Caracas. But since there is no...

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  • 17. Exchange control

    Venezelan Bolivares is a overvalued currency. At a official rate, so with the credit card payment you receive nearly 20% less than the open market rate. But if...

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  • 18. Photocopy of Passport

    Instead of carrying your passport, leave it at the hotel and carry the photocopy of your passport. In all countries its more or less advisable also carry the...

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  • 19. Cheap fuel

    Venezuela is a oil rich country and oil is higly subsidized in the domestic market. Kelly says the whole day of moving around would cost here only 4 USD, can...

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  • 20. Tourist Service

    There is no official and very limited tourist service, i.e. no city tour service or so. It might be dangerous because the transport may some under attack with...

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  • 21. VISAS and more

    Visas: US nationals, Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders, UK nationals, South Africans and most Western and Scandinavian Europeans do not require a visa if...

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  • 22. TELEPHONE SERVICE

    To make international calls you must dial:* The outgoing country's International Network Access Code (usually but not always 00); * the Country Code of the...

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  • 23. Weather and holidays

    The climate of Venezuela is tropical on the Llanos and along the coast, and temperate in the mountainous regions. Temperatures are generally warm year-round....

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  • 24. WHEN TO GO

    The tourist season in Venezuela runs year-round so, theoretically, any time you visit is OK. However, the dry season is more pleasant for traveling, though some...

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  • 25. Food and water precautions

    Do not drink tap water unless it has been boiled, filtered, or chemically disinfected. Do not drink unbottled beverages or drinks with ice. Do not eat fruits or...

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