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... drivers are about the same; although, they usually only have two or three innocent lives on the line not 15 to 18 (even though anything over 15 is illegal) as on the mini-buses.
Prospective bus passengers stand alongside the road. If they wish a ride they flag down a mini-bus with a hand signal. Their arm, remaining straight and pointed down, moves away from their side by about five or ten degrees. Regardless of where the bus may be ...
... markets were fantastic! It reminded me of the hustle & bustle of India with the hundreds of street stalls surrounding. The central market, Stabroek, was housed in a cast-iron building with a clock tower on top. There was an interesting range of stalls: clothes, car parts, bird shops & gold jewellers. We stopped briefly for a delicious & inexpensive meal. After lunch we headed into the Bazaar. It was a small street down the side of the market with a ...
... five or ten minutes away from Arrowhead Resort. Maybe we can go back sometime and try again.
Getting the boat out of the river was essentially the reverse of our launch. The exception was that the tide had gone out so the distance up to the wharf was much greater. Once the boat was on the trailer, the lead man received another $1,000 GD and we were on our way back to the embassy.
We made it back to the embassy just in time for ...
... there are only 7 games in it.....
Below are photos from the water-filling station around the corner. This has been our weekly task to walk around and fill our two 20 litre bottles with water for the mere sum of $1 US. Today we were just going around when Keith arrived. He also had his bottle from home so we went in the car - so much easier than carrying that weight.
Also, there is a photo of ...
... Sister, Mrs, and even Mistress. Today I was 'Charming'. It always brings a smile to our face. What was particularly satisfying today when Pastor Small introduced us, was when he told his congregation that he had been touched by our warmth and the sincerity of purpose with which we are here. This is so important to us and so it is reassuring to know that is what the people also see.
As is the custom, they gave us ...
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