Have you heard of…the Rupununi Learners?

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I came across a great website one day for the Rupununi Learners. The organization is made up of two non-profit organizations – the Rupununi Learners Incorporated (RLI) and Rupununi Learners Foundation (RLF). RLI is a registered non-profit in Guyana, founded in 2007 and RLF is a registered non-profit in the USA that started in 2001…. Read more »

Two U.S. Adventure Television Shows feature Guyana

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(via KaieteurNews.com)   Birding Adventures Host, James Currie (Photo: Birding Adventures) The U.S.-based television shows, Birding Adventures and Reel Adventures, recently aired five episodes that were filmed in Guyana in October, 2008. Three of the shows were on bird watching, while two were on sport fishing, the Guyana Sustainable Tourism Initiative (GSTI), which facilitated the… Read more »

Trekking the rainforest of Guyana

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(via travel.timesonline.co.uk) Before I discovered Guyana, flying over jungle countries used to depress the hell out of me. It’s always fine while you’re actually on the ground, tunnelling among the lush green caverns of the forest floor. Down there, you can never experience more than the explosion of life, the sensory overload, which is evident… Read more »