(and a bonus picture of Energy which can be hard for some cabbies).
Mr E has explained it, about being worried and/or vigilant.
Basically I am trying to see what options there are other than tourist expensive (Fase! I am a bit leery of going to centro stripclubs as I will be traveling solo and while my Spanish is medium good and I dress pretty local (jeans and t-shirt) I look kind of gringo as my skin and hair are pale.
I will be in town for three weeks this January and hopefully will be able to give some good info back to the forum.
I'd try strip clubs, in descending order- Barre Ejectiva, Conejitas and Maracaibo, all in Centro.
2 are next door to each other and the other is about 3 blocks away.
It did get 1st Place in the Creepy Shack motif division though. Yakuza-Carrera-50 a # 53-38 -basically behind the Hotel Nutribara which is right across from Botero Plaza-if the cab driver acts stupid tell him the block where the buses to the airport park.
Send me a PM, letting me know when you'll be in town.
Then, if you want, I can take you around to check out these clubs and get your tree trimmed for about 70-90 k. I was hoping some of you guys could recommend some good night time casa options. I know energy is open till 9 pm (though does that mean walk in before 9 or finish before 9?
And also Caracas isn't crawling with crackheads, glue sniffers, and syringe toting drug addicts like Medellin is.
But then again you wouldn't be walking around late at night in Caracas anyway since it's dead at night with nothing going on.