Wildlife in the Wetlands

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After a descent nights sleep we were refreshed and ready to venture into the best wildlife watching destination of Los Llanos, an immense plain savanna south of the Andes. Los Llanos is Venezuela’s great repository of wildlife, particularly birds, but it is also excellent ground to get a close experience with caimans, capybaras, piranhas but more excitedly, anacondas.

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Land of Stunning Variety

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After our holiday in a holiday thanks to Angel Falls in Canaima National Park, it was time to start travelling through the land of stunning variety that Venezuela has to offer. Andean peaks, endless Caribbean coastline, idyllic offshore islands, wetlands, grasslands and table top mountains, although a country marred by its political and economical continuing downfalls, we were in for a treat.

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The Lost World

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Sadly we had seen our last of Brazil and it was time to visit Venezuela, the highlight for us here was going to be our 6 day hike of Mount Roraima, known as “The Lost World”. The surface of this table top mountain situated in the heart of the Gran Sabana, offers an otherworldly feel and with the views on offer, it became one of the greatest hikes we have ever experienced, no blog or photo will ever do it justice, but let’s give it a go…

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