Halito Hotel & Residence
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... country became an independent member of the British Commonwealth in 1966. Today, Guyana's economy relies on exporting bauxite, gold, sugar, rice, timber and shrimp.
Georgetown sits on the east bank of the Demerara (sugar) River, where the river empties into the Atlantic Ocean. A Dutch canal system drains the city, which is actually 7ft below sea level. The dilapidated architecture and unkempt parks offered a laid-back feel amid real life chaos. It was probably the ...
... 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.
... but it’s hard to imagine that can be done on a large scale.
We were dropped at our hotel (the Cara Lodge again), then we went for a brief walk. Georgetown is not too crowded, and the traffic is usually not too insane. We had no difficulties crossing roads. But the streets are muddy and dirty, and there is a lot of trash around. We didn’t stumble over any donkey droppings, which was a bit surprising, as we saw quite a few donkey and carts ...
... 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 ...
... in the world.
The EHP Wooden Coffey still consists of two towers of wood, the second of which is known as the rectifier. Each tower of wood is about 40 or 50 feet tall. Rum is made by introducing the wash to the top of the column and steam at the bottom. This combination wrings out the alcohol vapors, winding their way to the bottom of the still. The heavier rums are from the top of the rectifier, mediums from the middle and the lighter rums from ...