Saturday, September 19, 2015

Angel Falls in National Geographic Traveller

South America: Off the Tourist Map

From a Witches’ Market in Suriname to storm chasing in Venezuela, a world of unexpected adventure awaits those who dare to delve into the less-explored corners of the continent.

Come with me as I fly deep into Venezuela's southern jungles and take a traditional dugout canoe up the tea-coloured Carrao and Churun rivers to the base of the highest waterfall in the world, the awe-inspiring Angel Falls in Canaima National Park.

Like many tourists and travellers, I followed the same trail used by the US journalist Ruth Robertson on the 1949 expedition that first measured the falls, and more recently by cockney hard man Ray Winstone, who came to Canaima to film a remake of Point Break.

Read the full story at National Geographic Traveller magazine

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