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The Kurupukari Crossing, Region 8

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The Kurupurari Crossing, also referred to as the Kurupurari River Crossing, is located about three hours drive from Lethem along the Lethem to Linden Trail in Region 8, Guyana, South America.

The Kurupurari Crossing refers to the location in the village of Kurupurari where the Essequibo River cuts across the trail.

Note that the name of the river is the Essequibo and not Kurupurari river as the terminology sometimes mislead people into thinking.

There is a Pontoon which ferries people across the Essequibo River at the village of Kurupurari every hour.

The locality where the Essequibo River cuts the trail at Kurupurari village together with the Pontoon which ferries people across are collectively referred to as the Kurupurari Crossing.

These beautiful photos were taken by various travelers between the years 2016 and 2021.

Amazonas Hotel – Lethem – Town Week 2017

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The border town of Lethem is located to the south of Guyana in the Upper Takutu – Upper Essequibo Region (Region 9) of Guyana, South America. It borders the Brazilian municipality of Bonfim. Lethem was declared a town in the year 2016 by the David Granger Administration. In October 2017, Lethem celebrated its first year of township with the first ever Lethem Town Week. This photo was taken from the third floor of the
Amazonas Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi.

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