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Aug 5, 2009 - On entre au Venezuela

Apres deux mois passés en Colombie nous nous préparons a passer au Venezuela, notre dixième pays et notre onzième mois de voyage! nous serons restés exactement deux mois en Colombie et la le voyage aura pris une autre forme: bien que nous en avons visité une grande partie, nous sommes restés plus de temps dans certains endroits, ce qui nous a donné plus le temps de nous posser et d'integrer. De San Gil nous prenons un bus de nuit jusqu'a Cucuta, la ville frontière avec le Venezuela. Avant de traverser il nous faut changer tout l'argent dont...

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Dec 7, 2007 - Diving Taganga

From San Cristobal I headed over the border, got my passport stamped and then a 12 hours long bustrip to Santa Marta, there a taxi to Taganga where I arrived at 18:00. I was exhausted, to say the least, after 50 hours on the road. The next day I was back in business! Ready to go diving. The reefs here were not near as fabulous though as in Isla Margarita, but fun however, and quite a lot of fish - even saw a lobster, which was interesting as I had never seen one while diving. I dived with the cheapest dive center in Taganga, cost only $35...

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Dec 3, 2007 - Hitch-hiking in Guerilla zone

In Caracas, I realized it might not have been the best idea to wear a red T-shirt that particular day, as half of Caracas was wearing red clothing to show support to Hugo Chavez' new communist constitution. The public voting was gonna happen that Sunday, which he eventually lost. I didn't really want to be looked at as a Chavez-supporter, because even though I'm politically left-oriented, I definately don't consider myself a communist.
From Caracas, I took a 12 hours bustrip to San Cristobal de Táchira, in Southwestern part of...

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