Mount Roraima is a surprisingly mysterious, almost fantastic place located in the South-East of Venezuela. This is where Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana meet. Due to its unusual shape, this mountain has long been inaccessible to researchers, and its very existence has been questioned.
Roraima is one of several table mountains located in this region. These mountains are called tepui, after an Indian tribe that once lived in these parts. Table mountains have a flat surface and rise above the surrounding areas for several hundred meters, or even more. Continue reading