Jungle trips

IMG_1344Wow, what an amazing 2 days. We flew one hour over the jungle to Kaiteur to see the tallest single drop waterfall in the world, 741 feet, almost five times the height of Niagara Falls. Then to Orinduk falls for a refreshing ‘shower’ under the falls. Feels great after 50+ degree heat. The next day we left shortly after 6am for our boat/IMG_1265 land trip into the northwest where we came upon a black caiman that had been hit on the road-another unique road kill. We traveled across the Essequibo and Pomeroon Rivers, onto the Atlantic ocean and into a small jungle canopied creek. We were amazed at the beauty of the jungle, the many birds, iridescent blue butterflies and warm welcoming Amerindians to their village. We distributed the many clothes, towels, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes and shoes to those who really needed them. The soccer balls were a big hit and little Denzel, whom I had met four years ago when I visited their village, lit up when we handed him one of the soccer balls. Thanks to the many Kitchener Westmount Rotarians who donated the items we had the privilege to distribute.

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2 thoughts on “Jungle trips

  1. Chuck Thompson

    Thanks for this report. What an awesome experience for all of you. You must be starting to get used to the heat? Continued safe travel and take care.

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