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Gran Sabana Travel Guide

La Gran Sabana is a region in the Bolívar State of South-east Venezuela. All of the area known as the Gran Sabana is protected by Canaima National Park. Canaima is huge – roughly the size of Belgium or Maryland State. It ranks among the world’s largest protected areas and has been a World Heritage Site […]

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Minca Travel Guide

Minca is, a small village of about 600 people at an elevation of 650m in the Sierra Nevada above Santa Marta and home to waterfalls and an organic coffee plantation. Located about 20 miles south east from Santa Marta, with fresher nights, Minca is a peace of heaven where you want to stay a few […]

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Bogotá Travel Guide

Bogotá is a huge city, with a population of about 8.8 million people, Bogota sits approximately 2640m above sea level in the Colombian Andes region. Orientation is relatively easy, as the mountains to the east are generally visible from most parts of the city. Bogotá is a city of contrasts, and as such it offers […]

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Merida Travel Guide

Mérida the capital of Merida State, is located in Venezuela, at the foot of the Andes, only fifteen kilometers from Venezuela’s highest point. It is the centre for outdoor activities in Venezuela. There are several small Andean towns in the region which are quite scenic and easy to visit, such as Jají, Mucuchies, Apartaderos, and […]

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Lake Maracaibo Travel Guide

Lake Maracaibo is a large brackish bay in Venezuela. It is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela by Tablazo Strait (55 km) at the northern end, and fed by numerous rivers, the largest being the Catatumbo. The weather phenomenon known as the Catatumbo lightning at Lake Maracaibo regularly produces more lightning than any other place […]

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Morrocoy Travel Guide

In the Falcon state, at the northwest of Venezuela, between the villages of Tucacas and Chichiriviche, is located Morrocoy National Park. There’s plenty to see in Morrocoy Coral Reef Islands are: Cayo Sal, Cayo Muerto, Cayo Peraza,Cayo Pelon which recently disappeared, Varadero …

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