General Mérida-ness

My main reason for visiting Mérida was to see the Catatumbo Lightning near Lago De Maracaibo but as it turns out the town as a whole is a pretty pleasant place to be and I liked it from the minute I stepped off the bus and wasn't descended on by men shouting repetitive place names [...]

A Love/Hate Coffee Affair And Some Lightning

After I bid Freddy goodbye and jumped off the bus in Barquisimeto, I had it in my naïve little head that I'd be able to get a bus straight away to Mérida, one of Venezuela's most popular tourist destinations, slap bang in the middle of the high season. My delusions were soon brought crashing down [...]