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It's home to several indigenous groups, and children are educated not only in Spanish but also Pemon, an indigenous language. It's proximity to the border with Brazil makes it busy trade town... mostly importing products from Brazil, and exporting oil from Venezuela.
Hotel Michelle, Calle Urdaneta, ☎ 0289-416 12 57. Probably the cheapest option in town and the bedrooms are still nice. Also doubles as a travel agency. Single from BsF 45.
Posada Backpackers, (next door to Hotel Michelle). Slightly more expensive but rooms slightly nicer than at Hotel Michelle.