Rupununi gem

The folks in tourism have it right when they talk about the Guyanese treasures we have, particularly in the interior, for visitors. Mind you, our tourism industry still has substantial hurdles in the way in our environment (the garbage, sub-standard properties, safety, etc) but we have content, as the Trinis used to say, like bush.

This past week, for example, on a short trip to Lethem, five of us from the coast managed to squeeze in an afternoon visit to Kumu Falls, a spot I never knew existed, right at the very base of the Kanuku Mountains where they meet the plains around Lethem. This is not a tourism brochure paean, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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