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Sand Creek Village – Crossing the Creek

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Beautiful Scene in Sand Creek Village

Sand Creek Village is located in the South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America. It can be reached by driving one hour from Lethem.

To get to Sand Creek, one often needs to cross a small creek. Sometimes, the creek is high with water and sometimes it is dry. Here is a beautiful photo as we crossed the creek en route to Sand Creek Secondary.

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: September 2016.

Sand Creek Village – South Rupununi

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Sand Creek Village, South Rupununi

This beautiful view of the South Rupununi Savannahs was taken from the Sand Creek Secondary School Compound at Sand Creek Village, South Rupununi, Region 9, Guyana, South America.

The photo shows a group of secondary school students enjoying lunch at the foot of the beautiful mountains.

The village of Sand Creek in the South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana got its name from a creek named Katu’wao, which, in the Wapishana language means “sand creek.”

Photo: Patrick Carpen. Date: September 2016.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Deep South Rupununi Savannahs

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In the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, in the Deep South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America, at the headwaters of the mighty Essequibo River, is tucked away this beautiful piece of paradise – Masakanari Village, also known as Gunns Village.

Home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians, the main economic activities in Wai Wai country are hunting, farming and fishing.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Deep South Rupununi

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It’s a beautiful morning today as the sun dawns over the peaceful remote village of Masakanari, also known as Gunns Village in the Deep South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America.

Masakanari is located at the headwaters of the Esseequibo River and it is home to Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Beautiful Scene

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle.

This photo shows two beautiful birds on top of a tree against a background of cloudy skies, making a beautiful scenery.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Baby Anaconda

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle.

This photo shows a baby anaconda sleeping in the jungle.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Deep South Rupununi

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle.

This photo shows some sheep in the pasture.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – A Wooden Bridge

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle.

This photograph shows a wooden bridge constructed during the rainy season.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Paddling Through the Essequibo

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle.

In this photo, two young men paddle through the Essequibo River.

Masakanari – Gunns Village – Deep South Rupununi – Region 9

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Masakanari, also popularly called “Gunns,” is an isolated Indigenous village located in the Deep South Rupununi in Region Nine, Guyana, South America. It is the home to the Wai Wai tribe of Amerindians. Masakanari has a trail link to neighbouring Suriname that takes several days traversing across the dense jungle

Photos by Doug Spencer. All rights reserved.