Guyana, Venezuela: Roraima, here I come!

At the Caribbean Beat blog, Nicholas Laughlin writes about his upcoming trip to Venezuela to climb Mount Roraima: “Pico Duarte in the Dominican Republic is taller, but for sheer quantity of myth and legend, Roraima towers up there with Everest and Kilimanjaro. Its remoteness, its breathtaking, near-vertical cliff-faces rising abruptly from the Gran Sabana, the weird wind-carved rock formations of the plateau at its summit. . . .

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