Category: Guyana

As there is no road connection between Venezuela and Guyana, I had to go via Boa Vista in Brazil. Crossing the border, you end up in the city of Lethem. According to Wikipedia it has 1,158 inhabitants and with that is by far the biggest settlement in the south of Guyana. It even has an airport with daily flights to Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana. The alternative to the flight is a 16-hour minivan journey on bad roads through the rainforest. But this is what I am here for, to explore Guyana and not to fly over it. With a few stops along the way, the journey will be an integral part of my experience. […]

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