Guías de Viaje

Dancers and Páramo la negra

Iglesia

Bailadores founded in 1578 owes its name to a certain kind of movements performed by the Indians in their combats against the Spaniards and which evoked a dance. It is located on one of the most fertile lands of the region where potatoes, beans, mushrooms, among others, are profusely grown giving the town an intense agricultural activity.

La Plaza Bolívar

La Plaza Bolívar
Photo taken by Marimilce Bizot


Beautiful surroundings, typical colonial architecture and other natural attractions make this town worthy of a visit.

Flores de la Plaza Bolívar

Bolivar Square full of flowers and leafy trees faces a lovely church enhanced by interesting stained-glass windows and frescoes.

Altar

Vitral

Fresco

The road to Paramo La Negra is adorned with stunning views.

Carretera

Ladera con pinos

El Páramo la Negra

Subiendo el valle

Close to Bailadores is located Parque Caru (Caru's Park) ome of the beautiful cascade which gave birth to the Indian legend of Princess Carú, so artistically written by Antonio Perez Esclarin.

Carú Park

 El Salto India

La India Carú

It was Princess Caru's wedding day; her heart was bursting with joy and love. Caru's father Cacique Toquisay and his subjects were full of excitement and looking forward to their Princess marriage to the brave and handsome Mocoties Chief's son. Everything was set for the ceremony and the bride yearningly awaited her groom.

Suddenly, the sentinels' warning voices broke the festive ambiance. Some strange beings wearing shining clothes and riding on huge beasts had appeared on the horizon.

The Bailadores tribe (The Dancers tribe) got ready for the combat, so did the Spanish troops under Juan Rodriguez Suarez command. Spanish fire, iron and horses met the Indian macanas (stick, garrotes) and arrows. Native blood and bodies flooded the site; the groom was among them. Her heart filled with overwhelming pain, Carú carried her beloved to the mountain peak where the God of Life was said to abide and there, she earnestly begged The Divinity to revive her sweetheart. After three days of pleas and tears, she fell dead over her groom's lifeless body. The Mountain Divinity turned her copious tears into a gorgeous waterfall that would remind Caru's tribe of her tragedy.

(Traditional Venezuelan Legends by Antonio Perez-Esclarin).
This is the origin of the cascade you will admire when you visit Caru's Park.

La India Carú

Ver además

Jajó - On a detour off the route from Trujillo to Merida the visitor will find a tiny town which is perhaps one of the prettiest in the Venezuelan Geography: Jajo. The twenty-minute ride to the town can easily be lengthen if you succumb to the lure of the magnif

Mérida - El estado Mérida está ubicado en el occidente de Venezuela. Limita al norte con los estados Zulia y Trujillo, al sur con Táchira y Barinas, al este con Trujillo y Barinas y al oeste con Táchira y Zulia. Su capital es la Ciudad de Mérida.

Merida's Cable Car - Visiting Merida without getting on its cable- car, would be like going to Rome and not seeing the Vaticano or going to Paris and not visiting the Tour Eiffel. This cable car consists of four sections for a total length of 12.5 km. (longest in the world) r

Sierra Nevada - El Sierra Nevada es el segundo parque nacional en decretarse en Venezuela. En las altas cumbres andinas compartidas por el estado Mérida y el estado Barinas, nacen trece caudalosos ríos que transitan largos y estrechos valles para luego y regar las vastas planicies de la cuenca de Maracaibo y la cuenca de los llanos. Esa capacidad de producir agua abundante para la agricultura, la industria, la generación de electricidad y para el uso cotidiano en los hogares de la región está protegida permanentemente por la figura legal protectora del parque nacional.



Espacio Publicitario



Fin Espacio Publicitario

Espacio Publicitario

Cocina
Ensaladas con frutas
Las ensaladas que incluyen frutas en su preparación resultan muy sabrosas y frescas, son a la vista muy coloridas y su sabor es definitivamente muy tropical, las combinaciones de lechugas, repollos y cebollas con frutas siempre me ha gustado y son fáciles


McAfee Los sitios Secure le ayudan a prevenir robos de identidad, fraudes a través de tarjetas de crédito, software espía, correo no deseado, virus y otras estafas en línea

Terms of use
© venezuelatuya.com S.A. 1997-2017. All rights reserved. RIF J-30713331-7
Powered by Globalwebtek.com