As we backed out we passed close to the roraima, which was one mass of blaze.
"These are some of the guardians of roraima," said Carino, solemnly.
These are undoubtedly the ‘white eagles’ that are asserted by the Indians to be the ‘guardians of the lake’ on the top of roraima.
Are they as keenly alive as are the Venezuelans to the importance of roraima?
This is not the place in which to give a long description of roraima.
I reached the roraima at about half-past 2, and was afterwards taken off by a boat from the French warship Suchet.
The roraima Mountain begins to be regarded as quite easy travel for the orchid-hunter nowadays.
With the help of Mr. Scott, the first mate of the roraima, he constructed a raft, with life preservers.
And what is his object in going in for this roraima exploration?
Waterfalls frequently descend the cliffs from a great height (nearly 2000 ft. sheer at roraima and Kukenaam).