Baganara Island Resort
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If you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway at an affordable cost, the Pandama Winery & Retreat is definitely an option to keep in mind.
Located just one hour drive from Georgetown on the Linden Soesdyke highway this retreat offers delicious food, great company and an opportunity to relax and enjoy nature.
From Georgetown you drive South along the Demerara River on ...
Back at the hotel we sat on the terrace, sipped some 15 year XM rum, and watched all of the boat traffic on the river. The conversation was great. We relaxed for the remainder of the evening.
From one corner of the terrace, I could see the car ferry docked at the Bartica pier. I could also see two young boys that were fishing from the river wall. I never saw them catch anything, but they were definitely trying and having fun.
... both up and down.
One of the things we learned is the Mazaruni River/Essequibo River area had been used in World War II as a submarine facility. Apparently the river at that point is around 260 feet deep. Submarines would come upriver from the Atlantic Ocean for repairs and then return to the oceans to engage the enemy.
Balkarran stopped at several locations and provided us with various historical facts of the ...
... the side of the second bench seat. I climbed over the first bench and took my seat in the middle, next to her. As soon as I went over the first bench, someone put the seat back in place so Elroy had a place to sit on that front bench.
That gave me a few moments to compose myself and prepare for this next leg of the trip. Leslie leaned over and informed me that getting onto this boat was the scariest thing she had done in quite some time. ...
At about 07:30 I left the embassy with a driver, two members of my crew, and with an aluminum boat in tow. The boat was purchased some time ago. The intent was to use the boat to evacuate embassy employees in case of floods. The boat will seat up to 12 people.
Our destination was the Demerara River. We drove to the small town of Timehri. According to Wikipedia, the word Timehri is an Amerindian word meaning "paintings and ...