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The Iwokrama River Lodge, Region 8

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The Iwokrama River Lodge is a tourist attraction and research center located in Region 8, Guyana, South America.

It is located about 8 hours’ drive south of Georgetown and 4 hours north of Lethem. You can also get there by plane.

Activities include the Canopy Walkway, birding, jaguar spotting and much more.

Photos: Franklin Greaves. Feb 2021

Rupununi: The Great Outdoors

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The Rupununi experience is a unique one. The Rupununi lifestyle is filled with outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, swimming and bushcooks.

Residents of the Rupununi sure know how to whip up a great meal with a few pieces of meat and the traditional farine.

These photos have been copied from Rupununi native, Rocky Lamazon, a taxi driver, tour guide and family man.

Caption:

Thank God for being blessed to born as a rupununi man, family is the most important time you need to spend with.

30th Jan. 2021. Guyana, South America

Bartica – Region 7

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The beautiful town of Bartica is located in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. The town’s economy is powered to a large extend by gold mining activities in the interior where many of the residents go to set up businesses and find employment.

Bartica, located in the county of Essequibo, Guyana, South America, is considered to be one the gateways to Guyana’s interior. Located at the confluence of the Cuyuni and Mazuruni Rivers with the Essequibo River, the town of Bartica provides many opportunities for boating and sightseeing.

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: June 2019.

The Makouria – Parika to Bartica

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The big steamer, the Makouria, leaves the wharves of Bartica as its propellers beat the murky waters of the Essequibo River en route to Parika Stelling. The big steamer, along with speedboats, transport passengers from Bartica to Parika and back on a daily basis.

Photo taken around June 2019 by Patrick Carpen at the Bartica Stelling, Guyana, South America.

Rock Ville Hotel – Bartica

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Rock Ville Hotel is a great place to spend the night when traveling to Bartica in Region 7, Guyana, South America. Rooms start as low as $6000 and includes WIFI and AC.

The photo above was taken around June 2019 by Patrick Carpen.

The Bartica Stelling – Region 7

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The Bartica Stelling is a boarding and disembarkation point for passengers coming to Bartica from Parika and other parts of Guyana. Both speedboats and the big steamer transport passengers to and from the Bartica Stelling.

Bartica is a Guyanese town located on the left bank of Essequibo River at the confluence of the Cuyuni and Mazaruni Rivers with the Essequibo River. It is known for its beautiful beaches, speedboat adventures and surrounding Island Resorts.