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Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi – Beautiful Scenery

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Yupukari Village is located in the Central Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America. It is home to the Caiman House Eco Lodge and Rupununi River Tours administered by Mr. Ashley Holland.

Rupununi Village contains a park, a primary school, a secondary school and a health center. Main economic activities of Yupukari Village include farming and tourism.

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: July 2019.

Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi – Scenery

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The Amerindian Reserve Settlement of Yupukari Village is located in Central Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America – about 100 miles (?) drive from the border town of Lethem.

The village of Yupukari is a nature lover’s paradise. It is replete with beautiful natural scenery of savannahs, mountains, lakes and rivers. Yupukari Village is also home to the Caiman House Eco Lodge and Rupununi River Tours which is coordinated by Yupukari Resident, Mr. Ashley Holland.

Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi

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Yupukari Village, located in Central Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America, is home to the Caiman House Eco Lodge. Satellite Villages include Fly Hill, Quatata and Kaicumbai Villages.

Yupukari Village is a natural paradise. Mr. Ashley Holland, a resident of Yupukari Village, organizes Rupununi River Tours.

This photo shows a beautiful scenery photographed in Yupukari Village.

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: July 2019.

Caiman House Eco Lodge – Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi

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Caiman House Eco Lodge is located in Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America. It started as a research station for American scientists around the year 2006. The Americans were conducting research on the endangered “black caiman” species which were only surviving in about 4 places on earth – the Rupununi River being one of those four places. The research station soon evolved into a tourist attraction and today, the Caiman House also serves as an Eco Lodge in the Rupununi Savannahs.

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

Caiman House Eco Lodge – Yupukari Village

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The Caiman House Eco Lodge is located in Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi Savannahs, Guyana, South America. The Caiman House Eco Lodge started off as a research station for US scientists conducting studies on the endangered “black caiman” species. The project eventually developed into a major tourist attraction and the Caiman House Eco Lodge also serves as a nature resort in the Rupununi Savannahs.

Learn more about the Caiman House Eco Lodge.

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

Yupukari Village – A Beautiful Lake

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This beautiful lake is located Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America. Nevertheless, this is one beautiful lake that no one dares to swim in. Beneath the tranquil waters of this beautiful lake lurks the not-so-beautiful black caiman – a deadly predator hungry for its next prey. Will you take a swim?

This photo was taken by Patrick Carpen around July 2019.

The Black Caiman – Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana

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The vicious black caiman, photographed above, is an endangered species which is only found in about 3 places on earth. The Rupununi River in Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America is one of those places.

Research of the black caiman by American scientists gave birth to the Caiman House Eco Lodge in Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America.

A Beautiful Lake – Yupukari Village – Central Rupununi

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A beautiful lake in Yupukari Village in which no one dares to swim. Beneath the placid waters of this beautiful lake lurk some not so beautiful creatures – the vicious black caiman – hungry to devour its next prey.

The photo above was taken around June 2019 by Patrick Carpen in Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi, Guyana, South America.

Victoria Amazonica

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The Victoria Amazonica is Guyana’s National Flower and is depicted on the Guyanese Coat of Arms.

Formerly named “Victoria Regia” after Queen Victoria, the name was later changed to Victoria Amazonica. The lily has very large leaves – up to ten feet in diameter that float on the water’s surface on a submerged stalk which is about 26 feet in length.

The flowers are white the first night they are open and become pink on the second night. They are up to sixteen inches in diameter and are pollinated by beetles.

The Victoria Amazonica is the largest water lily in the world.

The photo above was taken in the Rupununi River in Yupukari Village, Central Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America – where the lily grows naturally.