Rupununi eco-tourism set to take off
– as CI implements US$1.6M IDB project
Water tumbles over the ancient brownish-gray rocks of the Kumu falls in a never-ending white spray, splashing on the Portuguese-speaking tourists, swimming in the clear, cold stream at the bottom.
The dozen people here on Sunday afternoon last week are a mixture of Brazilians from Bom Fim and Guyanese from Lethem. In this community, where the Rupununi savannahs meet the forest at the foot of the Kanuku Mountains, the falls are a growing attraction with an average of 50 visitors arriving on weekends …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.