Tepui, The Table Of The Gods

Tepuis Argentinian Amazon

The word Tepui comes from the ancient Pemon language, where it means “house of the gods”. Largely found in South America, tepuis are mesas that rise abruptly from the jungle and give its visitors spectacular views of the surrounding wildlife. One tepui, Auyantepui, is the source of Angel Falls, the world’s tallest waterfall.

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