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Foreigners in Venezuela

Many foreigners came to Venezuela throughout the years and have contributed plenty, not only to Venezuela itself but to the World in general for their vision, determination, love, curiosity, awareness or plain and simply for the adventure.

Whatever the reason maybe ... this is what this website is all about. Recording what we did for Venezuela and what Venezuela has done to our hearts, our minds, our souls. Most will never be the same after spending time in this wonderfull country.

Venezuelan Third Culture Kids

You a Third Culture Kid ?

I’m a what you might be asking yourself ? Or are you simply asking yourself … what the hell is a TCK ?

No this is not an insult and you can take back your “a la tuya”, the simple but effective commonly used phrase used on the streets of Venezuela that many of us used and still use at times in self-defense when someone calls you names … In simple terms TCK means … Third Culture Kid or Trans-Cultural Kid

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Jimmy Angel - Angel Falls

The Truth about Jimmie Angel and Angel Falls

The truth about Jimmie Angel’s life is convoluted and distorted by legend for good reason.

A major factor in the difficulty of finding the truth about him is that he actively participated in the creation of the various legends about his colorful life. This paper is only a small part of a much greater research project to discover the truth about Jimmie Angel. (1)

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Jimmie Angel ... An Explorer

Have you heard of Jimmie Angel ? Who was he you may ask ? Many might not know who Jimmie Angel was but I can say he did make his mark in history.

Have you heard of Angel Falls, the highest & the tallest single drop waterfall in the world (3212 feet) ? Well, Angel Falls is named after him. Not only did he discover the falls, he introduced it to the world. To put Angel Falls into perspective, Angel Falls is 2.5 times as tall as the Empire State Building and a full 15 times higher than Niagara Falls. Jimmie was a larger-than-life character, an experienced bush pilot and gold prospector, who accidentally discovered the falls in 1933 and named after him in 1937.

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