The Magic of the Mountains 

As there is so much interest in Haïti I am sharing my post on the beautiful mountains of this country I call home.

Guyanese Girl Haitian Soul

I feel at home with mountains here in Haiti. I was awe struck the first time I saw them as they were uncommon to me coming from Georgetown, Guyana. For 18 years of my life, I had lived in an area which was below sea level. My native land is vast, lush, green and beautiful, but there are no elevations any where in or near the capital. Guyana most definitely has mountains ranges but they are located deep inland, far away from the coastline where most people live. The Pakaraima mountain range straddles the Western frontier near Venezuela. Mt  Roraima our highest peak towers into the sky at 9,220′ above sea level. The Kanuku Mountains in the Rupununi area are also very far away from the area where I was born and grew up. I had seen some of our great mountain ranges while flying to visit the mighty Kaieteur…

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