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GUYANA | ENGLISH HAND & SHOPPING


Lethem is a border town between Brazil and Guyana. Due to its proximity, there is a rich mix of cultures - Portuguese, Amerindian and Guyanese. Lethem is the capital of Region 9 and is a hub that connects many of the surrounding villages to Georgetown. Lethem offers the opportunity to escape from ordinary city life. The environment has a desert feel mixed with a hint of modern facilities. You will be able to access the Internet, watch cable television and use your cell phone. But what's most intriguing is the opportunity to experience nature at its best. With access to the Kunuku Mountains, Rupununi Savanna, Bon Fin and Boa Vista (Brazil), a series of waterfalls in the area, rivers, lakes etc. Activities are limited only to your imagination.


A more recent phenomenon was seen as an explosion of Chinese people in the city. You'll find just about any type of person in Lethem. Brazilians from the nearby town of Bon Fin and Boa Vista frequent Lethem for shopping. Amerindians from neighboring villages find work and conduct other economic activities in the city. Many Guyanese set up businesses in Lethem. A curious fact is that once you cross the border you need to be careful as the roads become English roads.

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You can find a variety of shops in Lethem. The majority of stores are owned by Chinese and Brazilians. You can find anything from studs to car tires at competitive prices. In Guyana you can find a lot of waterfalls, Kaieteur Falls is just one of over 276. A few hours by taxi from Lethem you can visit Kumu Falls and the Moco-Moco Falls. Both attractions can be very rewarding.




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