Merida is a relatively safe and vibrant city surrounded by a stunning landscape of mountains (The Andes). Parts are more modern than other cities in Venezuela and has a great variety of food, adventure sports, hiking and shopping.
We hadn’t planned on being there and our flip flops were not going to cut it, so we went shopping for hiking boots. The variety of boots is not too bad in a couple of shops and there is one cheaper brand Volpe that seems to be in every store. Volpe boots/shoes are only about … Read more