Church of Potosi - submerged when a hydroelectric dam was built in 1985, resurfaced due to a drought 2008-2010 and is now on dry land; with over half the power in the region coming from hydroelectric, lower water levels at the dam results in an energy shortage in the region - Potosi, Venezuela
Colonia Tovar - Venezuela - A little piece of old Germany lost in the Venezuelan cloud forest, this scenic town of red-tile-roof cabins lies scattered on a mountainside in the Cordillera de la Costa. It was founded in 1843 by a group of 376 German settlers from the Schwarzwald (Black Forest), recruited by swashbuckling Italian soldier/explorer/pirate Agustín Codazzi. Read more: www.lonelyplanet....
Sunrise, Margarita Island, Venezuela. Isla de Margarita - I've been here twice. Once, just to "fly and flop" and enjoy the serenity and the beaches. Another time, I explored the island, the culture, the people and the scenery....a great destination for those who have "been there done that" in the Caribbean #margaritaisland #venezuela