This is part two in my series about staying safe in Venezuela. Part 1 focused mainly on crime and violence in the cities of the North, but what about the wildlife? Here are some of our experiences during our nine months in this gem of a country. Snakes in Venezuela In the rain forests of¬†South Venezuela, snakes are plentiful. We spent six months living in a small shack in the middle of the all this and only saw a couple. The majority are only found…Continue Reading “Staying Safe In Venezuela – Animals of the Amazon Rainforest”

With it’s vast rainforest of the South, white Caribbean coastline and fascinating culture,¬†Venezuela is a top destination for any self respecting world traveler. But in recent years the reports of regular crimes and gun violence has made many travellers think twice about exploring this gem of a country. I spent a total of nine months in Venezuela so will try and give my viewpoint on some of the dangers and how to stay safe. Is Venezuela Safe? This all depends on a number of variables,…Continue Reading “How Safe Is Venezuela for Tourists?”