Mr. Ivan Alexander Johnson (Sr), who completed his long and fruitful earthly journey in December 2017, was doubtless one of the the first pioneers of the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana. He was one of many Rupununi trailblazers, who, in their own simple ways, unique personalities, and vision for making a successful living in what is still considered a remote region of Guyana, have facilitated the opening up of the Rupununi to the rest of the country and the world at large, and contributed to the economic and social wellbeing of the Region.
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British High Commissioner to Guyana, Jane Miller, in December 2022 made a trip to Wichabai Ranch in the Rupununi Savannahs. She says she was blown away by the beauty of the Rupununi and the hospitality of the people. She brought back some amazing photos, about 40 of which are posted below, and she made the following comment.
Known for its beautiful mountains and breathtaking scenery, Karasabai Village lies peacefully beneath the shade of the majestic Pakaraima Mountains in the South Pakaraimas District of Region 9 in Guyana, South America.
he Rupununi Savannas of Guyana is a vast territory of natural grasslands and pristine rainforests, crowned by majestic mountains, inhabited by beautiful and friendly people, crisscrossed by magnificent rivers, washed by refreshing streams, enlivened by rare and beautiful animals, decorated with captivating waterfalls and replete with beautiful sceneries, landscapes and natural wonders.