Guyana Off The Beaten Path

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    the non-aligned monument
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Iwokrama Canopy Walkway
    Iwokrama Canopy Walkway
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Guyana Off The Beaten Path

  • We met the president!

    One highlight of our short stay at Rock View Lodge in Annai was when Guyana's president, Donald Ramotar, showed up for a meet-and-greet in the district. We were just finishing up our lunch when he flew into the tiny airstrip outside the lodge. Along with all of the local schoolchildren and officials, we were there to greet him, and were honored to...

  • Climb 3000 stairs up a mountain

    Visit an old power generator plant in the Lethem region of Guyana.Water cascaded down the mountain in these large turbines.The best part is you can climb the mountain all 3000 plus steps that leads to the top of the mountain.

  • Atta Rainforest Camp (Iwokrama Canopy...

    Please note that this tip should be used in conjunction with my other off-the-beaten-path tip for the Iwokrama Canopy walkway.Atta Lodge / Rainforest Camp @ Iwokrama Canopy Walk:Located a few kilometers north of the Iwokrama Reserve's south gate.Accommodations are hammocks with mosquito nets. Showers and lounge areas are quite nice and comfortable....

  • Iwokrama Canopy Walkways - Birdwatchers...

    Located about 750m walk behind the Atta Lodge / Rainforest Camp (which in itself is about 1km from the main road). The Canopy Walkway has 5 suspension bridges, and 4 suspended platforms high in the trees. The second platform is 27m off the ground and the third is the highest at 30m. The third platform has a few chairs that bird and nature...

  • camping guyana style

    I'm fortunate to have family that lives in georgetown. My stepbrother and stepmother, took us on a drive to Rock View. We loaded up the truck and just drove. Along the way, we visited the canopy walkway. When it was time to camp for the night, we pulled over and hung the hammocks. When it was time to eat, we pulled over and fired up the camp stove.

  • Natural wonders the Kwitaro River

    The Kwitaro River drains the area between the Rupununi River and the Rewa River, is one of the major watercourses of the Southern Rupununi District. The Kwitaro is remote from civilization. Its 120 mile course has but a single family living on it and is unmarked by road. Access overland by Land Rover to Shea Village and by jungle footpath to the...

  • Up river to Kurupung

    Myself and Canguru took a boat trip (USD 80.00) up the Mazaroni river to Kurupung, a diamond and gold mining village in the interior. We rented a canoe and paddled further up river to the falls. The trip took about a week and we camped in the jungle or with the friendly miners - a great experience. By travelling by canoe we were silent and had the...

  • Visit the Ranches of the...

    Visit the Ranches of the Rupununi, working ranches that have opened their doors to visitors. Cattle are still worked the age old way from horseback and cowboys ride barefoot in the stirrup. Situated in both the north and south Rupununi, each ranch offers an unusual experience....

  • This is another of the many...

    This is another of the many scenaries found in the interior. Certainly! you can wonder along nature trails into the heart of the rainforest and experience the exotic flora and fauna wildlife within .....where hunting can be an unforgettable experience here in beautiful 'GUYANA'

  • You would certainly enjoying...

    You would certainly enjoying fishing in the tea colour water of the Demerara River it is most relaxing...... especially along our golden sand river where you'll experience GUYANA in one of its unique way or take a film-set ride across the Demerara River. Here you can overnight and watch the spectacular sunset unfolds while enjoying an 'exotic'...

  • In the Rupununi, South West...

    In the Rupununi, South West District where grass lands stretch from horizon to horizon, with a scattering of villages and cattle ranches.

  • The Sea Wall on a Sunday Night...

    The Sea Wall on a Sunday Night in Georgetown. As the sun sets locals head here for a beer and to people watch. There is a carnival like atmosphere with rides for kids and hot dogs. It's a shame people leave behind so much garbage after they are done hanging out.

  • 1. Santa Mission Day Tour...

    1. Santa Mission Day Tour Santa Mission Day Tour .....this tour includes visits to the local farm and handicraft shop of the Amerindians. here you can enjoy a refreshing splash in the water of the white sand beach. The travel includes boat ride up the Demerara river to Kamuni and Pokerero creeks. Cost US$50.00 per person....all inclusive...

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