The landscape was uniform at one point. I imagined the green carpet of tree crowns intermingled to prevent the sun rays from touching the earth around their moist roots. I could hear them whisper through the wind, “not today…” Then the winds howled and the ground shook. Some of their branches broke and crushed their young, their hearts wailed in agony as they peered out into the distance at the upraised crooked wall of rocks that appeared out of nowhere. The uniformity was broken, children were killed, families forever separated in the name of change.
Welcome to Leguan, the Island of peace and serenity. The people are easygoing and polite, the food is tasty and affordable, and the time moves slowly.
Perhaps I was tired, perhaps it was the hour of the day…maybe it was the trees or the homes that hid among them. Something felt magical as I gazed into this grove, thinking of hidden kingdoms and micro wars. The guardian trees stood ready to fight against the forces of the dark night.
Claiming a spot for themselves, these shrubs interrupt the gentle rolling hills of grass. Unique in form, they decorate the landscape, appearing like blotches on a smooth surface. Thrown out by the patches of forests and unwanted by the grasses, they live a life of solitude, longing for a place to belong.
Karaudanawa is an Amerindian Village in the Southern Rupununi Region of Guyana. This region is known for its picturesque landscapes and serene atmosphere.
Located in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Area, Kumerau Falls is said to be the “sister” of the World Renowned Kaieteur Falls. Much more interaction can be had with the Falls itself and its an experience that will never be forgotten.