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Termite City, Region 9

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Termite City is about 7 miles north of Lethem in Region 9, Guyana, South America.

There you can see Giant Anthills about ten feet high against the beautiful backdrop of Savannahs, sky and mountains.

Photos: Hemwant Persaud. Feb. 2020

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.

St. Ignatius Village – Rupununi Savannahs

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This photo shows a picture of the road that leads away from the Lethem Airport to the village of St. Ignatius in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America.

St. Ignatius Village, named after the Roman Catholic Saint, is home to the St. Ignatius Catholic Church, as well as several protestant churches. It has one nursery school, one primary school and one secondary school.

The village is located right next to Culvert City and Lethem in Region 9, Guyana, South America.

Lethem Airport Road, Region 9

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This photo shows the road leading from the roundabout near to the Takutu Gas Station in Lethem to the Lethem Airport in Region 9, Guyana, South America.

The Lethem Airport is served mainly by two local airlines: Air Services Guyana and Trans Guyana. It offers flights to and from Georgetown as well as occasional flights to the North and South Rupununi Savannahs.

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: January 2020

Georgetown – Overhead View

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Enjoy this beautiful overhead view of Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana, South America. Georgetown is Guyana’s capital and only city. It has a population of approximately 400,000 as of 2019.

When in Georgetown be sure to visit the Botanical Gardens, the Stabroek Market and the Kitty Seawall.

Photo by: Fareeza Khan. Date: February 2020.