by: Kaitlin Wiseman
Geographical features and climate
Caracas: the capital of Venezuela, its a stunning setting along the base of the Avila range.
Colonia Tovar:settled by german immigrants from the Black forest in the mid-19th century, the town has kept it's old world traditions, food and architecture.
Coro: an early colonial settlement near the caribbean coast, a national park composed of huge sand dunes, the country's only desert landscape.
Cueva Wildlife Refuge: a coastal reserve adjoining the Parque Nacional Morrocoy about four hours from caracas. Admire colonies of pink flamingo and scaelet ibis as well as other kinds of birds.