Thursday, March 26, 2009

Caracas: Casa Natal de Bolivar

This is Simon Bolivar's birthplace that visited on Sunday, which seems long ago now. From the front (above) it doesn't look that big, with two windows either side of a wooden door, though its clearly an impressive doorway.

But it stretches back and back, with long corridors like this:

And this not one courtyard but a whole series of them, like this:

I didn't have to read the guide book to realise that his family was reasonably well off. A lovely house to visit - and free too!

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