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... of the 4Runner after our bout with the waves. I wound us through the streets of Parika and pointed back to the Harbour Bridge.
Approaching the bridge, I reached into my pocket to get money for the toll. I was surprised that heading east, there was no charge.
On the other side of the bridge I dropped off Elroy and Worren. Leslie, Pat and I continued our uneventful drive back to our homes.
... approached the border, we could see the river, with several small cataracts, then Orinduik in the distance. The airstrip – hard packed dirt – sits right next to the falls. We were, of course, the only plane there.
The Falls are lovely. The river runs along a high plateau, where rain forest creeps up the canyon but the table tops are all bare. A few buildings sit nearby, and the village is very isolated, and the only radio is at the police station. ...
... stream of people walking alongside the floats, all heading to the conclusion at LBI.
The floats were stunning in both the lighting and the costumes of those on the floats. It was a very festive atmosphere.
Nearly every passing float had a young woman posed as Lakshmi. In each case, she was posed sitting on a full-bloomed lotus flower. Most of the women held up their right hand, palm facing forward. That position signifies that wealth can be ...
... and pluck the chickens that are purchased from them.
The final affront to the U. S. senses may come at the public restroom. The door to the women's side of the restroom (which by the way is standing wide open) has the hand-painted sign proclaiming the following:
Sort of a different twist on pay toilets.
Regardless, I believe it is definitely worth the experience to go to Bourda Market.
... church that opened in August, 1892. The wooden church is said to be one of the tallest wooden churches in the world, at 143 feet. The church was not open so I was not able to enter.
Shortly before the church, Georgetown City Hall opened in 1889. If it were kept in better condition it would truly be a marvel. It has Gothic type style. It is said the government proposed that it be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. That has yet ...
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