With the Andes Mountains stretching from the far north of Venezuela all the way down to South America’s southernmost point in Argentina, covering seven countries and 4,300 miles in the … Read more
Overland Travel in Venezuela
Trapped in a disastrous political leadership, Venezuela is falling deeper and deeper. Honesty requires me to say that this may not be the best overland country right now. That hurts because Venezuela deserves to be visited and enjoyed. Among the most open, hospitable people, Venezuelans find ways to enjoy life despite the hardships they daily face. A country home to wild and scenic landscapes, 4×4 communities thrive and they are a good way to get to know the best overland travel destinations.
Considered to be among the best regions in South America for overland travel, the Gran Sabana in Venezuela is worth checking out. Depending on the political situation, you can cross the border with Brazil and enjoy road trips (or hiking) in the wildest of landscapes that abound with dirt roads and rough camp opportunities.
When studying the map of Venezuela my eye was constantly drawn to one particular corner: that of the Orinoco Delta. The drawback for an overlander: there are no roads or … Read more