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Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

VENEZUELA | Sun, 30 Dec 2012 | By maservita | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am currently taking and almost finishing my bachelors degree in Journalism and I have become very passionate about people cultural values, ways of self-expression, the different kinds of lifestyles and the power that the media has over society. While ... Read more >
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Tags: nature, simple life, south america, the andes, venezuela, working class

Venezuela Violent Crime - Travel Alert

VENEZUELA | Mon, 16 Jul 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1017]

Venezuela is a violent place - there were an average of 52 murders A DAY in the first half of 2012 according to police figures released this week. With 9,510 murders to June 30th, the country is on track for a homicide rate of an alarming ... Read more >

Tags: south america, travel-alert, travel-crime, venezuela

Turbulent, Troubled Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [747]

For hundreds of years Venezuela has travelled a rocky political road. Bloody coups, civil wars, violent demonstrations and paralyzing strikes all feature in its history – even up to the present day. This is after all a country with significant ... Read more >

Tags: political, south america, travel-crime, travel-tips, venezuela

Crime in Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1510]

Venezuela is not a place you’d go to for your first overseas holiday. It’s not a place you go to for beach time and pina coladas. It’s a place you go for an adventure. Violent crime is rife in both the capital Caracas and the interior, and ... Read more >

Tags: crime, south america, travel-crime, travel-safety-tips, venezuela

Venezuela Water and Disease Guide

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [903]

Venezuela is home to just about every scary disease on the planet. You may encounter rabies-infected bats, yellow fever, cholera, malaria, Chagas disease, water borne parasites, typhoid, dengue fever and all of the hepatitis family. ... Read more >

Tags: health, south america, travel-health, venezuela, water

Local Laws & Customs - Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1200]

If the criminals kidnappers and drug gangs don’t scare you, if you brush-off the prospect of hurricanes, landslides and earthquakes, if you have a cross-country chicken bus ride for breakfast, then Venezuela’s the place for you! Just don’t break ... Read more >

Tags: laws, south america, travel-legal, travel-tips, venezuela

Travel in Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1372]

Whether you’re getting around Venezuela on planes, trains or automobiles you’ll have to watch yourself! All present significant dangers. While an inexpensive bus service is available to most destinations throughout the country, the high incidence ... Read more >

Tags: south america, transport, travel-safety, travel-transport, venezuela

Weather and Natural Hazards - Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [951]

Mother nature unleashes her full arsenal on this nation. Devastating earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, mudslides, and cyclones are a fact of life for Venezuelans. If you’re intending to visit you’d better be prepared, and to help here are a few ... Read more >

Tags: south america, travel-safety-tips, venezuela, weather


VENEZUELA | Sun, 14 Dec 2008 | By simonefrancis | Views [2277]

From dead dogs on the sides of the roads, to Iguanas and monkeys in trees, to long conversations with crazy people in the streets, I can say that my time in Venezuela has been quite interesting. I spent about four days in Puerto Ordaz- Cuidad Guayana ... Read more >

Tags: bus, crazy, interesting, monkeys, venezuela

La guía de Caracas

VENEZUELA | Wed, 23 Jul 2008 | By pepeven | Views [494]

Les anexo el link a la guía de Caracas. La capital de Venezuela. http://laguiadecaracas.blogspot.com/

Tags: caracas, guide, venezuela

Roots & Wings

GUATEMALA | Sat, 23 Jun 2007 | By marioarana | Views [789]

Roots and Wings   In June of 2004, after going to college in Arkansas for 4 years and teaching in Honduras, Costa Rica and the Carolinas in the USA for a total of 7 years, I decided to take a sabbatical in Guatemala. I had lived abroad for 11 ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bolivia, chile, colombia, ecuador, living abroad, south america, teaching abroad, venezuela


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