VENEZUELA – THE COLORS OF SOUTH AMERICA

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This makes Venezuela, one of the most prominent countries in South America. Travelers to Venezuela have added advantages of the having both the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean coastlines accessible for outstanding beach activities and water sports. The bordering countries include Colombia to the west, Guyana to the east and Brazil to the south. Another, advantage of planning holidays to Venezuela is that the Caribbean island states of Aruba, the Netherlands Antilles and Trinidad and Tobago are located right off the Venezuelan coast, giving perfect edge for having multicentre holidays in the South America and the Caribbean.

 

The outstanding location of Venezuela in the heart of South America and in close proximity with the equator countries, has blessed it with abundant natural attractions, stunning landscapes and high biodiversity, with habitats ranging from the Andes mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rainforest in the south, via extensive llanos plains, Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east. Not only that, but ecologically, Venezuela is considered among the 20 Mega-diverse countries of the planet. On an average we can say that more than 40% of the country's national territory is covered by protected areas.

 

The capital city of Venezuela is Caracas. Also, it is the largest city of Venezuela. The reputation of Caracas is that of a party town. It is hot and happening, most cosmopolitan and one of the modern cities in South America. The country's main international airport "Simon Bolivar International Airport", locally known as Maiquetia airport is located only around 30-minute drive from Caracas to the Vargas state.

Being situated on the major sea, Venezuela is linked with North and South America by top American and European airlines offering cheap flights to Venezuela every now and then. Most top airlines seek great business opportunities in Venezuela as it is home to the world's highest waterfalls, it is the place where the second longest river (Orinoco) in South America flows and also, Venezuela is the world's fifth largest oil exporter. Economically, the oil reserves as well as the vast untapped natural gas reserves have always been the core producers for the country.

 

Holidays in Venezuela, are very rewarding as there is high ecological diversity, flora and fauna abundance, the longest coastline to the Caribbean Sea and lots of places to visit, such as buildings that are example of colonial architecture excellence, theaters, malls, art galleries, museums, parks, and delightful restaurants. The identity or trade mark of any Venezuela holiday is the "Angel Falls" (Churun Meru) in the Guiana Highlands as they are the world's highest waterfalls and a promising location to make your holiday memorable.

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This article was published on 2010/10/02