Piedra de La Virgen - 5.0 out of
Shortly after the town of Las Claritas, at kilometer 98 of principal or Trunk lacarretera 10, a vast Precambrian rock beside the road, with an approximate height of 80 mts., Suggests we are entering the Canaima National Park the municipality of La Gran Sabana, the largest in the state of Bolivar. It is also the beginning of a steep path through the tropical cloud forest of "Sierra de Lema" that will lead to 1,400 meters above sea level at the foot of the huge rock is a shrine to the Virgin of Lourdes, we stop to visit Lady and refresh in a spring nearby.
This huge monolith is the first icon that one is to begin the ascent to Lema from the nort e. Its name comes from a figure set in its facade clearer that for many resembles the Virgin Mary. Here there is also, of course, birds hear and see, including the famous toucans and the loud ringers, to which we would find later, and the friendly precipice Flytrap
Aponwao (Chinak Meru): Located 210 km. Santa Elena de Uairen via Kavanayén, waterfall is the most important of jumps available in this area of Canaima National Park, pose and a height of 110 meters in free fall, and to reach it we have to take a native boat (Curiara), which after a journey of about 20 minutes through Aponwao River takes us to the pier located about 500 meters before the jump.
This jump is one of the most is the area's tourist attractions, and a place that we should not help admiring.
If the water flow is increased we will have the opportunity to witness a unique natural spectacle, which will remember forever. But remember to keep it clean and come back anytime.