Travel Blogs from New Amsterdam, Guyana

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Trip to New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

Trip to New Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by benmaas

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New Amsterdam is East along the coast from Georgetown. Our project works at the hospitals and clinics there and I went with Alam to get acquainted with hospitals and staff. It was an interesting car ride along a decent paved road, but the drivers are ...

People we meet along the way, Linden, New Amsterdam and Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

People we meet along the way

A travel blog entry by leobeck

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... and clipboards (for the study).  I myself have a badge with my name and photo.    A week ago I was in New Amsterdam, a town about three hours drive and 30 minutes ferry ride from Georgetown.  It was midday and I had just let ...

Let the 129th Annual GCU Assembly Begin....., New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

Let the 129th Annual GCU Assembly Begin.....

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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We were up early and off to General Assembly out at New Amsterdam. I was pleasantly surprised with the condition of the roads. Even our taxi driver was good although I am amazed at the number of times he tooted the car horn. It seems to be normal ...

"Leading Through Change" Berbice Workshop

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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... nbsp;    After the workshop, we wandered down to the General Store to give a Bible to the Muslim owner. Last time we were in New Amsterdam we had got chatting to him in his store. He had asked us if we could get him an RSV Bible so he can ...

The Great Finale....., New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

The Great Finale.....

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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... .  Church started at 10.30am. It was a combined service for most of the churches of the Congregation Union from throughout Guyana. Sadly those from Linden were not able to join us as tensions remain high there as protesters have now cut off access ...

Men and Women..... Separate!!!, New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

Men and Women..... Separate!!!

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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... in hope. (Barry) Meanwhile over at Frank Memorial Church the men gathered after a police-car guided walk down the main street of New Amsterdam! About 28 men gathered. The organisers were a bit disappointed with numbers but we decided it was quality if not ...

Assembly Day # 3, New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

Assembly Day # 3

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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Day number three of assembly began with a power blackout!!!! However this made no difference to procedures as they don't rely on power here. Blackouts here are very common. Life has to go on without power. I must admit, though, that I was praying it ...

A Day with the Youth......, New Amsterdam, Guyana travel blog

A Day with the Youth......

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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Again saw us with an early start. We are waking so early with all the animal life alive and rearing to go for the day – not to mention men with their carts calling out their wares from about 5.30am. This morning it was Gynips – a small fruit ...

"Understanding Yourself; Understanding Others" ...

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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... where we were co-habiting with a hungry mosquito, we were up early to be picked up by 7.30 and taken by taxi out to New Amsterdam. It was a journey of over 2 hours, but included an extended stop at the Berbice Bridge which was closed at high-tide with a ...

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