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Interesting facts about Venezuela

What you must know about Venezuela Interesting Facts 1) Venezuela’s name… comes from the Italian word “Veneziola” that literally means “piccola Venezia” (little Venice). It was named so by the explorer Amerigo Vespucci who saw native stilt houses built in Lake Maracaibo, reminding him of Venice. 2) Lake Maracaibo… which is connected to the Gulf …

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“Everybody told me ‘don’t go, you’re crazy’, but I had a great time”

“Everybody told me ‘don’t go, you’re crazy’, but I had a great time” “For three years I dreamed of going to Roraima.” It was the year 2016 and the Japanese Koichiro Sawada was browsing photos of South America in his apartment in Tokyo. “I got a picture of Mount Roraima and I was speechless. Then, …

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