A scary start to a holiday
Kiran Somani walks straight into a nightmare
- By: Kiran Somani
I enjoy travelling. So much so that I seem to spend not only most of my holidays, and occasionally term time, travelling but also most of the money that the nice men and women at the Student Loans Company see fit to give me.
Recently I went to Venezuela with a good mate, Nick. To be honest, neither of us even knew exactly where Venezuela was when we booked the tickets, let alone why we wanted to go there. However, we had heard about a big waterfall called Angel Falls, and that was apparently very big.
Although Venezuela turned out to be the best travelling experience I have ever had, the first day was a nightmare. Nick and I were almost murdered on a back road while sitting in the back of a car with blacked out windows that didn't open, locked doors, and a couple of mean looking locals