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1. Posted by LexiMStL (Budding Member 13 posts) 11y

Hello All.....

Great site. This will definately be going on my favorites list. I am so happy to have found this site while planning my long awaited trip to Valencia Venezuela in Oct, 2005.

My name is Lexi St.Laurent and I am a 21 year old professional Salsera (salsa dancer) from Charlotte, N.C. I will be travelling to Valencia, Carabobo State, Venezuela and surrounding areas to visit a long-lost friend. (It's been 7 years since we've seen each other) This has been a dream of mine since I was about 15. I have some International travelling experience (U.K, Germany, Belgium, etc...lots of European countries) but this will be my first trip to South America. I am pretty comfortable with Spanish and very comfortable with Latin culture (from the salsa dancing thing.) I spend LOTS of time with the Latin American Community in Charlotte, NC organizing cultural events etc.

Anyhoo...thats me. I'm just so excited to finally be going to VZLA and I can't stop thinking about it. ANY and ALL advice is appreciate as I only have 3 months left until my trip.

Thanks all!

Lexi St.Laurent
k viva la salsa

2. Posted by soliqa (Respected Member 284 posts) 11y

welcome to the site- it really is fantastic. i hope you have a fantastic trip which i am infinitely sure you will

good luck and once again welcome to the TP family,


3. Posted by Deleted28 (inactive 90 posts) 11y

A hearty welcome from down under to our big happy family

4. Posted by Travel100 (Travel Guru 1556 posts) 11y

Hi Lexi,

Welcome to TP!

That's great that you're getting to go on your "Dream Trip"!!!

Looked at your favorite places, is that Philadelphia you have listed? Have you visited there?

Hope to see you around .

5. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Hello Lexi!
Another warm Travellerspoint welcome!
There are a ton of friendly helpful people here~If you have any questions...just ask! :)

6. Posted by LexiMStL (Budding Member 13 posts) 11y

Travel 100 (any everyone else)

Thanks for the welcome. I actually grew up in Philly ;) I can't really list a "favorite" for the places I've travelled. there are too many.

k viva la salsa

7. Posted by voyages (Inactive 36 posts) 11y

Welcome Lexi. allthough dacing is not my strong side, It should be the dream of a salsa dancer to visit south america.

Have a nice trip, send us pictures and welcome to TP:)

8. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 11y

Welcome Lexi! Sure you will enjoy this site and your life as well.

Bon Voyage,

9. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 11y

Hey Lexi!

Welcome to TP!!! I think you will find this one of the best travel sites around! Enjoy your trip to Venezuela and you will definitely find lots of info and help here!

(Any chance of getting a few salsa lessons??? ;) )

Welcome again!