Venezuela, a Fantastic destination

Culture of Venezuela

The culture in Venezuela is very interesting. the people are known as the rich heritage of the country. They mostly speak Spanish. Venezuelan music was originated from the country that won its independence from the Spaniards. They also have a dance called the Gaita which is one of the most important dances in the country, its mostly used for traditional holidays during festival seasons. Venezuelans number one food that is eaten is coco or chocolate. In 1498 when Christopher landed in Venezuela he was searching for gold but instead the colonists found coco plantations. Soon coco plantations popped up all over Venezuela, after Christopher's colonists first spotted coco. One of Venezuelans number one favorite and played sport is soccer. In American turns we call it soccer but in many countries like this one they call it football. In the 1940s its proudly to be told that that they have won the soccer world cup 3 times.

Survival List

  1. Sunscreen- because it’s very sunny and so you don’t get burnt.

  2. Swim suite- so you can go to the beach and enjoy an ocean swim.

  3. Gym shoes- so you can go rock climbing and enjoy the scenery, plus for long hikes up the mountains.

  4. Bottled water-because it is very hot and so you can be hydrated.

  5. Poncho- there is some rainy days in Venezuela, and so you can be dry during those times.

  6. Bug spray- so you can avoid bugs being around you.

  7. Camera- you can capture the beautiful moments.

  8. Binoculars- so you can see the colorful birds. (bird watching)

  9. Beach Towel- so you can lie on the sand and soak in the sun.

  10. Tent- so you can camp in the wilderness and stare at the stars at night.

Venezuela's History

In 1494 Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, working on behalf of the Spanish Monarch, sails along Venezuela’s eastern coast. Trough 1521 and 1522 the Spanish colonization formally starts on the coast, following a visit by Christopher Columbus in 1499.In 1550 African slaves are shipped to Venezuela to work on plantation. In 1810 the king of Spain is overthrown by France's Napoleon Bonaparte, giving an opening for anti-colonial movements fighting for independence.

Places to visit and eplore!

National Pantheon- Built as a church but now in days its used as a resting place for national heroes.

Mochima national park- has spectacular beaches and islands.

Miraflores Palace- inside is where the workplace is of the president of Venezuela.

Angel Falls - The highest waterfall on earth Is the Angel falls. The highest of the longest uninterrupted drop is 2,640 feet high.

Cueva del Guacharo- this is one of the other national parks, its centerpiece is a limestone cave.

Estadio Monumental de Maturin- The largest stadium of Venezuela y the seating capacity.

Los Aleros- A theme park Located near Merida, Venezuela. It was created by Alexis Montilla.

Caracas Athenaeum- It is a cultural institution of art. it has been expelled by the Bolivarian Government.

Caracas Cathedral- it is the seat of the archdiocese of Caracas, located in one corner of the Plaza Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela.

Llovizna falls- on the Caroni river, there is a waterfall which continues to be spectacular and returns to its former glory several times a year when the floodgates of the dam are opened.

More History on Venezuela

According to the history of Venezuela the independence didn't prove easy for the newly formed nation. In 1840 Some border disputes with the British colony Guyana Started which is an existing phenomenon even today.