Travel Blogs from Guyana

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Kamuni Creek, Kamuni Creek, Guyana travel blog

Kamuni Creek

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... could tell those living there were essentially living off of the land. Kamuni Creek is another of the black water creeks in Guyana.  Black water creeks get their color due to the rotting plant material in the forest.  As water leaches through ...

A week in wonderful Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

A week in wonderful Guyana

A travel blog entry by kylajo

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In the savannah and through the ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

BIG TRIP SATURDAY, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

BIG TRIP SATURDAY

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

WOW!!   In less than a half hour this morning I spent over $1000, US.......ouch!!  On Saturday i will start a trip to two major falls-Kaietur being one of them - and then I go to the Iwokrama Rainforest for a 3 day 2 night Greenheart ...

University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

University of Guyana

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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This afternoon we had the opportunity to meet Tabatha Mallampati, Director of the School of Nursing at the University of Guyana. We were invited to participate in the 3rd year nursing student's presentation (29 students) of their various research ...

WIPEOUT!!!!, Surama Village, Guyana travel blog

WIPEOUT!!!!

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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The day started well enough with a lovely breakfast and I said goodbye to Surama as I was motorcycled, daypack backpack and all, 8 kilometers away to Surama Junction with the road connecting Georgetown in the north with Lethem in the south, on the ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Wendy's Online Education Blog, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Wendy's Online Education Blog

A travel blog entry by forwas

I work in a new but promising online education firm as a Human Operations Officer . Aria is a really unpredictable lemming .   ...

Canopy walk and welcome rest, Annai, Guyana travel blog

Canopy walk and welcome rest

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... at 7pm and dinner at 7:30pm. Conversation was wide-ranging and interesting … lots of comparisons of Europe, the US, and Guyana as well as discussions of world politics and globalization. We finished dinner around 9pm, then went to our rooms to ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Phagwah Mela & Bazaar, Liliendaal, Guyana travel blog

Phagwah Mela & Bazaar

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... see that demonstrated later in this post).  When we arrived we were directed to park in a lot on the east side of the Guyana International Conference Centre, the venue for the event.  In the lot to which we were directed there was only one car. ...

Cricket in Georgetown, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Cricket in Georgetown

A travel blog entry by mulqueen

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Georgetown, Guyana, March 2001 Wooden houses – white-painted, ornate, dilapidated, some on stilts, most with corrugated tin roofs. No high-rise. The sheer bricklessness of it all. Wooden cathedral – St. George's ...

IWOKRAMA RAINFOREST, IWOKRAMA RAINFOREST , Guyana travel blog

IWOKRAMA RAINFOREST

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

Part Three, consisted of flying from Ordinuik Falls to an airstrip in the Iwokrama Rainforest.  This time a kind old gentleman traded seats with me and he found out how cramped I had been in the back.  We flew at about 140 miles per hour, ...

Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Guyana

A travel blog entry by nomadic1

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... . T&T is on the fast track to becoming a first world nation by 2020 with a straightforward plan called '2020'. Conversely, Guyana looks like it is going nowhere fast with its poor infrastructure and very impoverished people. The sad part is that there ...

DON'T LOOK DOWN, Iwokrama Forest, Guyana travel blog

DON'T LOOK DOWN

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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Let's give last night the silver medal sleep for the trip so far. Up at 0600 for a shower. It's only cold water here but it's warm so you adapt to it. Only the one hummingbird there. Up to the generating area to take a shot of some purple orchid [?]; a ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

GEORGETOWN...YOU LOOK GOOD TO ME!!, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

GEORGETOWN...YOU LOOK GOOD TO ME!!

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

Awakened at 4 AM, hopped into a Toyota minibus, my head an inch from the ceiling going down 400 kms of hard packed clay with zillions of potholes at 80 to 110 kms per hour, swerving from side to side , stopping at ferry crossings, 4 to 5 police  ...

Rain Forest and River, Surama Village, Guyana travel blog

Rain Forest and River

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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We started before 6am this morning, during the brief twilight. We had a quick cup of coffee, then we began our hike into the rainforest. Actually, we began with a drive, past the village, so that we could focus on the walk up the hills. The first part of ...

Marshall Falls, Marshall Falls, Guyana travel blog

Marshall Falls

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... some of the granite for counter tops.  The "chunks and hunks" that remain are placed on barges and transported to the Guyana coast to fortify the sea wall defenses. As we continued south on the Mazaruni River we came upon some rapids. ...

A pretty cool place, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

A pretty cool place

A travel blog entry by jesseteleri

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From the Guyanese border we put into this small van bound for Georgetown, We had in mind a nice bus which is easy to sleep on, But not here. It was the only transport so we had no choice we believed it once we saw this town named Lethem. We jumped in ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Smooth flight, Lethem, Guyana travel blog

Smooth flight

A travel blog entry by ship_surgeon

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ENGLISH VERSION I've made a good Trans Guyana Airways flight. A friend of mine took me from Lethem airport to the Takutu Inn hotel. There I made a booking for msyelf and the Commander for when we are passing back through the city. After I look at the ...

New Year in Georgetown... Crazy place, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

New Year in Georgetown... Crazy place

A travel blog entry by bt82

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... the minibus, in full view of everyone! A couple of hours in and we got to the border of Iwokrama Rain Forest. Guyana is the most heavily forested country in the world and the whole interior is completely heaving with Malaria, Yellow Fever and Dengue ...

Bourda Market, Bourda, Guyana travel blog

Bourda Market

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... ;One can get a very delicious, albeit small watermelon for G$1,000 (about $5).  That may be expensive, but, this is Guyana.  On this particular day, after I purchased my two watermelons, the proprietor began playing a game of catch with a ...

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