With 40 + lodges as a basis for explorations of the southeast of Venezuela, it is best to use Santa Elena de Uairén a base. With restaurants, shops (and it is a duty free port), banks, telecommunications, machine shops, a hospital, taxis, petrol, camps and hotels.
Also, its location is the starting point of the routes for the Paují-Icabarú or Brazil. THE PEOPLE Despite the small size of the hotel through the streets Arrow-and many without identification, is very confusing. I recommend stopping in the tourism module Wild Road at the first intersection in the village to buy a super detailed map of the Gran Sabana published Roberto Marrero. The reverse includes drawings of Santa Elena, San Francisco Kavanayén Yuruaní and also the route to Boa Vista (Brazil). For restaurants main view and turn left ...
The city of Rio de Janeiro offers on the eve of Carnival, and during its development (between 12 and 16 February), a host of activities, events, music and festivals to which they can attend and participate them. In this big celebration, most colorful and important carnival parade around the world, you can enjoy the competition between the various "Samba Schools", Rio de Janeiro, held in the Sambadrome (located on Avenida Marques de Sapucai , also called passarela Professor Darcy Ribeiro, in the neighborhood Cidade Nova) to see who is the champion of the year.
However, the festival extends to other areas of the city and even you can dance and participate in the streets of Rio, and one of the most famous parades is the one place in the Lapa neighborhood.
It is advisable to go with the spirit willing to have fun, attend all the activities that are scheduled, showers consult with people in the field to know what times, how to move, the cost of tickets to some places if you have not acquired before and of course, with the usual precautions to avoid disappointments.