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Venezuela is epic in proportion: it boasts South America's largest lake and third-longest river, the highest waterfall in the world, the longest of all snakes, and some of the most spectacular landscapes you'll ever see. There are the snowcapped peaks of the Andes in the west; steamy Amazonian jungles in the south; the hauntingly beautiful Gran Sabana plateau, with its strange flat-topped mountains, in the east; and miles of white-sand beaches fringed with coconut palms on the Caribbean coast.

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Trópico Fantasma

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By felinologist | Views [29] | Scholarship Entry

"Larry Tovar Acuña, traficante de droga (drug lord)", that's how the man introduced himself to me, offering a fearless handshake. Skinny, with no shoes on and deadly looking nails popping out from under his oversized jeans, an used-to-be-white shirt, ... Read more >

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Legends of Light

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By edsonlg | Views [167] | Scholarship Entry

Over 40,000 bolts ripped across the night sky. I sat up in the hammock, hugged my knees, and awed at the relentless lightning cracking like a whip from cloud to cloud. No rain followed. The indigenous people here call it “rib-a-ba,” or “river fire in ... Read more >

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Deserted Ride

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By bede | Views [22] | Scholarship Entry

I started running. The situation was simple: to get out of this sun-scorched city before anyone noticed I had gone. I’m not sure exactly how I ended up getting into the car, it was something lost in translation. I had decided, in the midst of increasingly ... Read more >

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Magical realism at its highest point

Wed, 14 May 2014 | By claroquesilvio | Views [18] | Scholarship Entry

After envisioning an attack of people from different worlds, the old shaman of the Caribe tribe sent his young son to the south in order to find the highest mountain to sight a place for shelter. The journey ahead was a long one. The shaman gave his son ... Read more >

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Photos: Catatumbo

Tue, 13 May 2014 | By edsonlg | Photo Gallery

At a village on Lake Maracaibo to experience the Catatumbo lightning phenomenon.
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i will never gonna lose an oportunity

Thu, 1 May 2014 | By medicinescape | Views [17] | Scholarship Entry

seen the unseen, feel the invisible, write the unwriteble,be unexpected and live with the truth on your wand because it will keep yor mind free

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I have a crush with the beauty of the world

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By eneidagomez | Views [20] | Scholarship Entry

Well, once about a time I went to Buenos Aires in Argentina, and let tell you, they was the best experience of my life so far. The culture, the spirit, the food, the tango and of corse the people, are the most amazing thing. I went on this trip with my ... Read more >

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Photos: VENEZUELA

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By onwardrambler | Photo Gallery

Sites of Venezuela
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Passport & Plate - Venezuelan Brunch

Sat, 8 Feb 2014 | By gastrocentric | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients For the "Arepas": Corn flour Water Salt For the "Perico": Tomato Onion Cilantro Eggs Salt and Pepper For the "Caraotas": Black beans Linguiça Cumin Onions Red Peppers   How to prepare this recipe You can prepare this ... Read more >
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Photos: Foot of the Andes 2013

Sat, 7 Dec 2013 | By frenchi | Photo Gallery

Entering from the north
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Mon, 8 Jul 2013 | By daniela_amodio | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Daniela Amodio, I'm a Venezuelan 30 years old girl from Caracas, Venezuela. I do work in a software based company as a programmer. However, as much as I work, I always find time to myself in order to get involved into an artistic mood of life.... Read more >
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Photos: Mount Roraima: a Mystified Hiking Experience

Sat, 6 Jul 2013 | By alejandra_loreto | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu I grew up in Venezuela and ever since I did an exchange student program in France I’ve been interested in traveling and learning about the world. I’ve had issues of National ... Read more >
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited Avila Mountain

Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By ivan2404 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Good evening. My name is Ivan Mejia and I am from Venezuela. My country is a very special one, because here we have lot of beautiful landscapes. Such as La Gran Sabana with the Angels Falls and all the tepuys (table mountains). Also Venezuela has a ... Read more >
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By zhang123 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

In 2011, I had a chance to do a 6-days trekking tour in the park of Roraima from the Venezuela side. It was an unique experience to be in the Lost World….. When I was a child, I had a dream of flying freely like a bird. But as a girl who grown up ... Read more >
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Photos: I found peace in a hopeless place

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 | By cpeen | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a healthy and intellectually active man, currently living/surviving in Caracas, Venezuela. I'm 21 and so far I have faced situations that have made me reset my life schemes. Sadly, Venezuela and particularly my city, has turned into a deadly place.... Read more >
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