Travel Blogs from Guyana

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Marudy Creek Resort, Marudy Creek, Guyana travel blog

Marudy Creek Resort

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... in mind for the future.  I am sure it will be interesting to take a tour there.  Rum has been distilled in Guyana since the mid-19th century.  The locals explain that the British Navy used to give all of their sailors rations of rum.  ...

Week 3: Floods and final hurrah, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Week 3: Floods and final hurrah

A travel blog entry by svuong

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... . This morning we took a short flight to Tobago to start a week's vacation.  Of course, we couldn’t leave Guyana without another police encounter.  One of our drivers who was previously pulled over for running two red lights was caught ...

Travel to Lethem and meeting brethren, Lehtem, Guyana travel blog

Travel to Lethem and meeting brethren

A travel blog entry by jorgedecampos

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... they are coming to Maloca to keep Passover.  Discussed various church matters.  Hope to meet later today other brethren in Guyana. Tomorrow going to BoaVista and then to Maloca. I will be out of internet access until after 1st day UB. ...

going back to Guyana., Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

going back to Guyana.

A travel blog entry by alamkhan

went back to georgetown, guyana after the ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always nice to return ...

El Dorado Rum, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana travel blog

El Dorado Rum

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... . Directly across from the EHP Wooden Coffey still sits the two Grand PM Pot stills.  PM stands for Port Mourant, a town in Guyana.  That is where the Grand PM Pot stills began their lives of making rum.  These were also made of the local ...

Waterfalls, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Today was a busy day, with lots of visits to spectacular waterfalls. We began the day, however, with a "panorama walk" from Rock View Lodge. The walk started through the farms of the savannah, then crossed the main highway (I did a cartwheel) to a high ...

YCA Guyana project adventure, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

YCA Guyana project adventure

A travel blog entry by lcollins_2

Arrive into Guyana on the 8th of june to begin our Youth Challenge project.....cant ...

Slalom Rupununi Style, Lethem, Guyana travel blog

Slalom Rupununi Style

A travel blog entry by eddiedoyle

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... in order for the West Indies who just won the 20/20 cricket world cup, which would not normally interest me at all but Guyana is considered part of the W.I.’s. Ireland did not qualify for the last 8 because of rain…..I s**t you not!!!Until ...

Sharing with the Children at CCH, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Sharing with the Children at CCH

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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It was an informative and rewarding experience at the Children's Convalescent Home (CCH) today. Once the children saw me, they started singing the "Happy Birthday" song, rubbing their hands together, as when I had met with them last week to talk about ...

Air (not) services, Ogle Airstrip, Guyana travel blog

Air (not) services

A travel blog entry by ship_surgeon

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... for him to buy the ticket in Belo Horizonte, nor even through the internet. He received confusing and inaccurate information from Trans Guyana Airways, especially regarding payment method. Hence, I should buy it here in Georgetown. At the same time, I was ...

Kaieteur Falls and Georgetown, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Kaieteur Falls and Georgetown

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... nbsp; “”   Kaieteur Falls is a waterfall on the Potaro River in Kaieteur National Park, central Essequibo Territory, Guyana. It is 226 metres (741 ft.) high when measured from its plunge over a sandstone and conglomerate cliff to the ...

Parika - Week 2, Parika, Guyana travel blog

Parika - Week 2

A travel blog entry by pvoon

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... bananas) we set off to Parika, where I am right now. It's a bit of a culture shock just walking down the street because Guyana isn't really a tourist destination and the sight of white people is a rare one. I should mention that my group (eleven of us in ...

Santa Mission & Arrow Point, Kamuni Creek, Guyana travel blog

Santa Mission & Arrow Point

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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Today we left at 6:30 am, travelling from Georgetown to Arrow Point Resort.  We crossed over the the Demerara River to the Kamuni Creek and further on to the Pokerera Creek.  We stopped at Santa Mission, an Amerindian Village, and then spent ...

Verdict Town, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Verdict Town

A travel blog entry by ebzh

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... probably the best call at this time so let´s go now to find a sailing boat to go up the Caribbean. Not even 24 hours spent in Guyana...  So here are just few photos again. Not a big zoo fan but it was 2 dollars and I really didn´t know what to do ...

Pure Cane Sugar, Enmore, Guyana travel blog

Pure Cane Sugar

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... entry, molasses is the key ingredient for making rum.  This morning I "closed the loop".  I took a tour of the Guysuco (Guyana Sugar Company) Enmore sugar plant.  One of the electricians that works for me used to work at the plant.  He ...

Guyana Nurses Association, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Guyana Nurses Association

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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The highlight today, after a series of individual meetings, was a late afternoon meeting with the Executive of the Guyana Nurses Association (GNA).  It was heartwarming to see several familiar faces from my prior visits here and all were most ...

Weekend getaway to Pandama Winery & Retreat, Pandama Winery & Retreat , Guyana travel blog

Weekend getaway to Pandama Winery & Retreat

A travel blog entry by travelgy

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... and symbols along the trail, you will soon arrive at Pandama.  Operated by two of the most wonderful people in the Guyana, Pandama was envisioned to be a place of silence, stillness relaxation and an opportunity to enjoy nature in a rustic, ...

Life in Bartica, Bartica, Guyana travel blog

Life in Bartica

A travel blog entry by katiepaulw

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... travel log. Katie usually does a good job at updating our travel log, but we have been really busy lately. We have been in Guyana for almost six months now and things are going pretty well. We now have a new supervisor and she seems to really know ...

JUNGLE CHILL, Surama Village, Guyana travel blog

JUNGLE CHILL

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... day. Thought I might go take some pix but realized the f*****g battery is charging; thanks again, Nikon. Ripped up an Explore Guyana magazine and other items for the eventual scrapbook. Up to get the camera before noon; not fully charged yet. Chicken and ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Forest and canopy walks, Annai, Guyana travel blog

Forest and canopy walks

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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We had another early morning: breakfast at 6am, then we packed up and climbed into the truck for the drive to Atta Rainforest Lodge. The road we took is main link to Brazil, and, as our guides pointed out, it is not a good road. While I've been on worse, ...

Rotary Club of Georgetown, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Rotary Club of Georgetown

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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... asked, as their guest speaker, to update the Club on the status of our application for the project with the Guyana Red Cross Children's Convalescent Home (CCH), which includes improving the laundry facilities and providing wooden tables and chairs for ...

Week 2: Mash parade, jungle expeditions and more.., Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Week 2: Mash parade, jungle expeditions and more..

A travel blog entry by svuong

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... . The rest of the week was mostly spent preparing for Thursday's Mashramani. "Mash" is an annual holiday celebrating Guyana's republic where people gather on the streets to watch a fantastic display of parade floats throughout the day whilst enjoying ...

The Seven Ponds Monument, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

The Seven Ponds Monument

A travel blog entry by pbriggs20

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...  9AM I headed to the neighboring Mausoleum to see the history aspect of the Seven Ponds Monument. Here the first president of Guyana, Arthur Chung, was buried. He was buried only eight years ago. The first general and the famous poet, Martin Carter, ...

Kaieteur, Kaieteur National Park, Guyana travel blog

Kaieteur

A travel blog entry by wekern

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... "Die Kaieteur-Wasserfälle des Potaro-Flusses liegen am Eingang zur Potaro-Schlucht, in der Region Potaro-Siparuni von Guyana. Die Kaieteur-Wasserfälle gehören zu den eindrucksvollsten Wasserfällen der Welt und den höchsten Wasserfällen Amerikas. ...

The Flora and Fauna of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

The Flora and Fauna of Guyana

A travel blog entry by pbriggs20

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... ponds, and even the famous kissing bridges. There were lotuses, flowers and victoria regia lilies, which are the national flowers of Guyana. The garden works were elaborate but kind of tacky looking. 3PM I was done seeing flowers and bridges, it was time ...

Brief visit with brethren in Boa Vista, Lethem, Guyana travel blog

Brief visit with brethren in Boa Vista

A travel blog entry by jorgedecampos

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... about 4:30pm. The border closed at 6pm. So I had time to cross both border posts and get to the hotel Takutu in Lethem, Guyana. The hotel is simple, rudimentary - expensive for what you get - the aircondioning in the room does not work (only the fan), ...

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