Travel Blogs from Guyana

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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 ...

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 letīs 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 didnīt 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 ...

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), ...

Children's Convalescent Home (CCH), Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Children's Convalescent Home (CCH)

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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Today we visited the Guyana Red Cross Children's Convalescent Home (CCH) and learned about their many needs. All the children have been referred by Child Protection Services.  They have come from homes where the children have been abandoned, ...

A good Trip, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

A good Trip

A travel blog entry by ship_surgeon

ENGLISH VERSION After we decided to travel, me and the Commander, time to find a way to get to the starting point: Manaus. As I am in Georgetown there is only one alternative: fly to Lethem, near the border with Brazil, get a taxi to Boa Vista, and a ...

Second Voyage, Guyana, Guyana travel blog

Second Voyage

A travel blog entry by a.vespucci

- With Alonso De Ojeda to the Coast of Venezuela · May have discovered South America's eastern coast · After reaching the coast of Guyana, seemed to have turned South and discovered the mouth of the Amazon River ...

Archer Home, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Archer Home

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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Every Easter Monday is kite flying day in Guyana, at the National Park and on the Seawall. It is a public holiday and there was a feeling of excitement and celebration. This morning my hostess, Dorothy Poole, and I visited the "Archer Home", a 25 bed ...

A REFRESHING FALLS, ORDINUIK FALLS, Guyana travel blog

A REFRESHING FALLS

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

In Part Two, we flew over more gorgeous rainforest to the border of Brazil and Guyana to Ordinuik Falls(sounds like a Uke).  This falls was less majestic but was very kind to my aching back as I had a small waterfall massage my aching back, returning ...

Home Again, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Home Again

A travel blog entry by tlvice

It's always good to return ...

Caribbean Wellness Walk, Turkeyen, Guyana travel blog

Caribbean Wellness Walk

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... my three mile walk was good for something! After the aerobics were completed, there were speeches by several dignitaries, including the Guyana Minister of Health.  By roughly 08:00 the speeches were over and I found my ride back to the ...

Raya Leaving, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Raya Leaving

A travel blog entry by guyanaproject

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Yesterday was Good Friday, a very religious and solemn day in this country for Christians.    Today we awoke at 2:30 am to get Raya on her way back to Nova Scotia – a 24 hour trip for her!  It is an hour drive to the airport by ...

Our First Day, Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Our First Day

A travel blog entry by blmoffit

... twenties I would guess, and flies for Wings of Hope and RAM.  After dinner, we retired to our rooms as normal.  I also met Patrick DeGroot today at some point.  He is our biggest contact in Guyana and owner of Bounty [chicken] ...

Move to Mocha, Mocha, Guyana travel blog

Move to Mocha

A travel blog entry by dcoleman

Move to ...

A GRAND AFFAIR, KAIETEUR FALLS, Guyana travel blog

A GRAND AFFAIR

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

Actually somewhat more than a grand--$1100. for Saturday to Monday morning.  In Part One, I along with 4 other passengers fly over an extensive rainforest in a sardine can with wings to Kaieteur Falls, a magnificent 820 foot falls(as compared to ...

Arrival in British Guyana, South America., Georgetown, Guyana travel blog

Arrival in British Guyana, South America.

A travel blog entry by alamkhan

Arrived in british Guyana, south ...

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