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Private La Candelaria Tour
"Walk around the stoned paths of the city center to be the spectator of a place where the architecture the art and the culture are combined in a perfect way. You will also have the opportunity to get to know The Congress The Prime Cathedral The Justice Palace and The Main Town Hall that are resisting the time in a zone full of history where the republic was built.If you are interested in the pre-Colombian tradition the Gold Museum in this Candelaria tour
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Private La Candelaria Tour Including Lunch
"Witness the development of this cosmopolitan city. La Candelaria is the place that keeps the magic of the colonial era when the so called South American was just a seed of what it is today. Walking around the stoned paths of the city center is to be the spectator of a place where the architecture the art and the culture are combined in a perfect way. You will also have the opportunity to get to know The Congress The Prime Cathedral The Justice Palace and The Main Town Hall that are resisting the time in a zone full of history where the republic was built.If you are interested in the pre-Colombian tradition
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Private Botero Museum Guided Tour Including Entrance Fee
"Botero is a figurative artist and sculptor from Medellín Colombia. He’s known for his unique style also called by some as Boterismo. He’s considered one of the most recognized living artists in Latin American therefor he is the most acclaimed Colombian artist. He exposed his pieces in 1948 for the first time and became a national eminence in 1958 when he won an award at the Salón de Artistas Colombianos. From 1966 to 1975 he divided his time among Europe New York and Colombia. In 1995 a guerrilla group blew up a sculpture of a dove The Bird
From $28.00

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Do you want to become President of Venezuela?

Allow me to quote myself (hhhaHAHhahahaAh) in Spanish: "Ha quedado ampliamente demostrado que para ser Presidente de Venezuela lo único que se necesita tener son signos vitales". That is...it has been...
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Aug 24, 2006

You must see a telenovela

A telenovela is like a soap opera, but is much more than a soap opera (and for a foreiner could be really fun). This is something you will have to see at 9:00 p.m. (prime time) either in channel 2...
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carolinaEspada
Aug 20, 2006

CHOCOLATE PRIDE

Our "cacao" (cocoa?) is one of the finest in the world (if not the finest!!!)This is said since the begining of times by french, swiss and italian chocolate especiallists. The "Cacao de Chuao" has a...
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carolinaEspada
Aug 20, 2006

¡¡¡PIÑA!!! ("ananas") PINEAPPLE!!!

Besides beeing one of the most delicious fruits in the whole wide world, the piña ("ñ": try to say "jalapegna", and then say "pigna" = piña) has therapeutic, curative, healling properties. In...
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carolinaEspada
Aug 01, 2006

Letter "Ñ": our favorite letter in the alphabet

We, Spanish speakers, are proud of our letter "Ñ": "eñe".E as in ElephantÑ as in jalapeGNoE as in another Elephant that comes behind With out that letter we just couldent write:ñame (like a...
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carolinaEspada
Mar 12, 2005

CARNAVAL (mardi grass) IN CARACAS

This "aint" Río de Janeiro... for BIG carnaval celebration you have to fly further down. Brasil is the place.Although...In Caracas we used to have WONDERFULL carnavales on the XX century. Not any...
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carolinaEspada
Jan 20, 2005

Fashion

Venezuelan women really care about fashion... Just let me mention the world famous Carolina Herrera. All of the most elegant and wealthy women in the last 20 years of the XX century, and now in the...
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carolinaEspada
Jan 04, 2005

Lets make a toast!!!

I dont mean a piece of bread... I mean two (or more) glasses of wine (or any other alcoholic beverage).In English you say "Cheers!", in French: "A ta santé" or "A votre santé". "Santé" means...
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carolinaEspada
Dec 28, 2004

We are not punctual!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We the Venezuelan….have a bad custom we are not punctual…….. For example if you are invited to a party at 8:00 pm that mean that that people will start to arrive at 10:00 pm….yes believe it . Even if...
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ezaguryk
Dec 22, 2004

CELEBRATING A BRAND NEW TRADITION

It was on August 31st, this year, the day after my birthday. We met in an italian coffee shop, ordered "petit fours", little pastries and I placed a little candle in each one of these pastries. Like...
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carolinaEspada
Oct 09, 2004

Shall we dance???

OF COURSE!!! WE MUST DO IT!!! Come to Venezuela and be prepared for dancing "salsa", caribbean music, a bunch of different rythms: merengue, guaracha, guaguancó, danzón, danzonete, perico ripiao,...
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carolinaEspada
Sep 16, 2004

Rear end watching...

If you are a woman, and you come to Venezuela, be prepared, men will see, watch, stare at and coment your rear end. Sexual harrasment... hmmm, no... is a traditional cultural stuff. Some women like...
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Sep 16, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Caracas

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Avila National Park

Along the northern side of Caracas is the mountain range Cordillera de Ávila. Here there is a national park with may hiking trails and a great diversity of wildlife. To the peak of El Ávila (2175m)...
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Old Caracas (Centro)

CARACAS IS A VERY UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS PLACE TO VISIT. AFTER 8PM YOU CANT GO OUTSIDE UNLESS YOU WANNA BE DEATH. I FLOWN FROM CANADA TO VENEZUELA. AND LET ME TELL YOU. IN JUST ONE WEEK I WAS STOLEN...
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Museums

The Museum of Modern Art is one of the best of its kind in Latin America. It was inaugurated in 1973 and on 16 000 sq metres there are both permanent and temporary exhibitions. In the permanent...
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Urban Parks & Plazas

The entrance to the Botanical Garden is just next to the entrance to the University. On 70 hectare there are over 2200 species and all together 150 000 plants. There are a few greenhouses and there...
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El Hatillo

If you want to buy some authentic venezuelan craft, El Hatillo is the place to be. There are a lot of different stores, selling different things. There is one store that has it all. It's so big you...
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Teresa Carreno performing arts center

This is a cultural centre between Parque Central and the Natural Science Museum. The large, grey building has a retro-feel and is not particularly attractive. But if you have nothing planned for the...
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