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French Guiana
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    I just recently finished reading the book “Papillon” by Henri Charriere. Most people have seen the movie Papillon with Steve Mcqueen. but anyways I was wondering if anyone has ever gone to any of the Guianas or anywhere in the northern part of South America? I’d really like to go down there for a week and see the ruins of the old penal colony Papillon stayed at but I don’t know if it is worth it. ????

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I’ve read books and seen movies and slide shows about my hero, Mark Plotkin, who has done some incredible things within the area.  The impression I get is that its pretty safe, but not really any tourism infastructure, except maybe for the scientific community.