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Travel Blogs from Georgetown

Phagwah Mela & Bazaar

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... we had been told that it was very likely the President of Guyana would attend the show. That became readily apparent when the President's bodyguards arrived. They directed the event staff to remove the front row of white, hard, wooden seats. Soon we saw some workers from the Centre bring out several plush, upholstered chairs. Those became the new front row. We were sitting about five rows behind them.

The program was ...

Bourda Market

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... 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:

Urination $20

Deification $100

Sort of a different twist on pay toilets.

Regardless, I believe it is definitely worth the experience to go to Bourda Market.

Pre-shopping Trip

A travel blog entry by tlvice


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Making my way back to the Water Street area I found some fishermen off-loading their morning catch. This was just north of the Water Street warehouses, near one of the drainage gates. There were two boats moored there. Up on the bank was a small truck with bins in the rear. The truck was parked by a telephone pole guy-wire. The owner of the truck had secured his scale to that. The fishermen brought their buckets and baskets full of ...

Amerindian Festival - St. Cuthberts

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... at the speed with which some drivers navigated. Every now and then there were unexpected bumps and hills that made one feel like they were participating in a rally.

We had been told to expect a drive time on the dirt road of about 30 minutes. That was a fairly accurate assessment. At about the 20 minute mark we were directed off of the "main" dirt road onto a small trail through the brush. Once in ...

The Bags are Packed; We are Ready to Go......

A travel blog entry by barry.clare


... were meeting. While he was very appreciative of us exposing this deception to himself and the executive, the others are very angry about it and so trying to shift the blame and justify their actions. The issue is not with us. It is now between these funding groups and the GCU so in our minds this meeting was a total waste of time and actually a very sad way to finish our time here. It was a very frustrating time as they were so intent on getting us to ...


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