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TOURISM: Visit Guyana – World’s number one Eco-tourism destination

15 places to visit in Guyana – World’s number one Eco-tourism destination

Guyana has achieved a lot in 2019. We won 6 major awards including World’s number one Eco-tourism destination. We also have been named in Conde Nast Magazine’s list of top 20 places to visit in 2020 and National Geographic Traveller’s top 50 places to visit in 2020. All amazing accomplishments for this little emerging South American destination  that’s approximately 87% rainforest. 

Below we have Listed, in random order, 15 places we recommend you add to your Visit Guyana 2020 bucket list.

#1 Waikin Ranch   

Brazil: Boa Vista: The Metropolis of the Savannahs

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Brazil: Boa Vista: The Metropolis of the Savannahs

Aug 21, 2016 Kaieteur News – By Nicholas Peters

Under the cloudless midday sky, the green shrubs and red loam of the savannah

The skyline of Boa Vista city

The skyline of Boa Vista city

sped past the vehicle, every metre leaving the Kanuku Mountains further and further behind, a ghostly blue in the distance.
This was my view on the first leg of my journey from Guyana’s border to Brazil’s northernmost metropolitan centre. And for most Guyanese, this is what it is like going to the city of Boa Vista.

Boa Vista is the capital and largest city of the State of Roraima – the northernmost state in Brazil. It is no more than an hour and a half away from the Guyanese border town of Lethem to the Brazilian city on the BR-401 Highway.    Continue reading

RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY – By Dmitri Allicock

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RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY

 By Dmitri Allicock

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 Stride through soft savannah high

Grasslands of Guyana a regal sigh

5000 sq. mils of swamp and plains

Steady in saddle with guiding reins

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