Posts made in September 28th, 2013

Running the Gauntlet through Venezuela´s own “Dusk-´till Dawn”..

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Running, Survival | 0 comments

Eyes follow us. Two gold-chained teenagers smirk. A black-maned woman beckons to us, her son screams over and over, “Here come the Britanicos”. We wince under his megaphone words and hide in a shred of dark shade under a sign, hanging, just, by one rusted nail. What have we done? Welcome to KM 88, the town that everyone warned us would be the start of the “fire-pit” of Venezuela. I never thought it could be this grim. It’s like walking into the set of “Dusk-’till Dawn”, with every character spotting the glaringly obvious and wet-behind-the-ears...

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