The Crocs of Sumidero Canyon

The Crocs of Sumidero Canyon

Birds and Monkeys and Crocs, Oh My! Having spent three years in Suriname where I took long rides up and down beautiful jungle rivers in 10-person dugout canoes, I thought that the river trip through Sumidero Canyon would be rather ho-hum.  Not so! This is a must adventure… Massive cliffs rise 100-1,000 meters, made more dramatic by the twists and turns and narrow passageways.  The canyon lies on a geological fault line that 35 million years ago experienced one or more earthquakes  causing this massive fissure.  Earthquakes plus eons of water erosion have carved...