Monthly Archives: January 2012

Laguna La Restinga in Margarita Island

January 30th, 2012 (No Comments)

If you are planning an escape to Margarita Island why not visit Laguna La Restinga? La Laguna La Restinga (The Rastinga Lagoon) is one of the most popular attractions on Margarita Island.  The lagoon is filled with mangroves, oysters, sea horses, fish and many birds. The Restinga lagoon is considered one of the world’s best wetlands [...]

Off-The-Beaten-Path Museums in Venezuela

January 23rd, 2012 (1 Comment)

Dimitrios Demu de Lechería Museum Planning a trip to Venezuela? Here are some off-the-beaten-path museums you can visit in Puerto La Cruz: 1. Museum El Sol de las Botellas (Sun of Bottles Museum): was conceived by the poet Douglas Gutierrez and inaugurated on August 28, 1993. The name of this museum stems from various bottles [...]

The largest snake in the world

January 23rd, 2012 (9 Comments)

Did you know that the anaconda is the largest snake in the world, when both weight and length are considered? It can reach a length of 30 feet (9 meters) and weigh up to 550 pounds (227 kilograms)! Kids, learn more about this fascinating specie at: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/anaconda/ The anaconda is found in Los LLanos region of Venezuela  Turpial Travel [...]

Tips from our Travelers

January 3rd, 2012 (No Comments)

I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year from the Turpial Travel Team! I thought it would be good to start the year by sharing some excellent feedback received from one of our travelers while traveling through Venezuela. I hope this helps!