Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations
Ayo and Casibari Rock FormationsFeaturing a series of boulders that appear to have been gathered, piled, and deliberately set across a few square miles of desert, this site carries a certain air of mystery. Scientists remain baffled about the geological event that could have created the formations, while archaeologists and historians are fascinated by the petroglyphs and paintings drawn by the native Arawak people. Trails weave around the enormous stones, many of which have been named for the animals they resemble. Speaking of which, all sorts of creatures inhabit the area, from iguanas to burrowing owls.
Casibari Rock Formations
An air of mystery hangs over this site on the island's cacti-laced interior. A series of boulders are piled high in a cluster—somewhat Stonehenge-like. Trails weave among the enormous stones, which are believed to have been formed by shifting tectonic plates, though it has not been determined how they came to be. Climbing atop the rocks is a popular activity.