say what you want about venezuela, but it's a pretty connected country when it comes to the internet. so far i've only failed to update the site due to a power cut, a trip to the isolated los llanos
, a day travelling, a night in a sex hotel
and an unplanned stopover
in caripe. and the speed is pretty decent as well - far better than bolivian standards which i feared before i travelled here. even where i took this, in the tiny beach village of santa fe, i had a strong connection. according to a report last year over a third of the country is online and venezuela ranked number 5 in the use of twitter
. impressive statistics. i anticipate a few days of downtime coming up as tomorrow i'm hopefully going to be visiting angel falls in the canaima national park. i actually read that it's possible to get online in the park, however if it's ok with you i think i'll spend my time looking at waterfalls and mountains instead of a computer screen. if my camera doesn't get too wet then it will be worth it in the longrun.
here's the original