MOUNT RORAIMA – THE LOST WORLD ABOVE THE CLOUDS

A Tourist On the edge of Mount Roraima

 

Do you remember the movie Jurassic Park: The Lost World?, In that film there is a view of expanse clouds below the mountain top. The same scenery like in the movie you can encounter when you arrives at the top of Roraima mountain located in South America. The peak of this mountain is plain and wide, often called as Table Mountain. But the locals call Maverick Rocks.

Mount Roraima has an area of ​​31 square kilometers and became the borders of three countries: Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana. There is a water stream flowing towards the cliff and jumping into a waterfall at the end, it is the highest waterfall in the world, the flow of the water then unite with Amazon river. At an altitude of nearly 3 km, the plants there is very unique because it must adapt with the hard environment and the rain occurs almost every day.

Although the scenery is so magical, the mountain is not something that impossible to reach by tourists (read also: Naica Mine (Mexico) – Impossible Crystal Cave). This mountain is a very recommended tourist destination in South America. Mount Roraima called to as the lost world of ancient times, because tourists who go there must be stunned by combination of variety natural beauty in that area. Usually tourists took 8 days to explore the Mount Roraima. a total of 5,000 people climb Roraima every year and the number continues to rise. Even at Christmas and Easter, visitors often crowd this place and some location usually filled with many tents

Map to Mount Roraima

View of Mount Roraima – The Lost World

Mount Roraima in Animation film 'UP'

Mount Roraima in Animation film ‘UP’

 

Highest Waterfall located in Mount Roraima

Highest Waterfall located in Mount Roraima (bullshift.net)

 

A pool at top of the mount Roraima

A pool at top of the mount Roraima (1000lonelyplaces.com)

 

A Tourist On the edge of Mount Roraima

A Tourist On the edge of Mount Roraima (blogs.esa.int)

 

A Tourist Taking Picture on the Mount Roraima

A Tourist Taking Picture on the Mount Roraima (1000funfacts.com)

 

Island above the clouds

Island above the clouds (breathforlifetoday.com)

 

Roraima of Venezuela - Island above the clouds

Roraima of Venezuela – Island above the clouds

 

Trekking at Mount Roraima

Trekking at Mount Roraima (extremesummitteam.com)

 

Beautiful Lost World at South America

Beautiful Lost World at South America (dailymail.co.uk)

 

Clouds under the mountain

Clouds under the mountain (cacaotravel-venezuela.com)

 

Enjoying Mount Roraima using Helicopter

Enjoying Mount Roraima using Helicopter (okwave.com)

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