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Jan 18, 2008 - Los Nevados - via the highest, longest cable car system in the world, and 4 hours on mules

We joined throngs of Venezuelans dressed for an antarctic expedition on Merida's cable car system (feeling a bit underdressed in our jumpers and sandles!).The cable car went up in four stages, and the views were stunning! Each stage was colder than the last, but we survived without getting hypothermia (tho we didn't stay out long at the top - it was windy at 4700m!!). Once we'd had a look around at the top, and taken our photos, we took the cable car back down to the third stage to find the start of the route to Los Nevados. We decided to...

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Mar 21, 2007 - Los Nevados, Venezuela.

As we had done lots of wildlife spotting on our trip, we decided to give Los Llanos a miss and instead headed for the mountains. We priced a trip to the village of Los Nevados with a tour agency, but in the end decided we could do it on our own for half the cost (getting to Galapagos was weighing heavily on our minds, so every penny counts!). Los Nevados is a beautifully quaint and remote mountain village that has somehow managed to escape the 21st century! We waited in Merida until we had a clear morning to make the most of the stunning...

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