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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 ...
... began to get really rough, we found ourselves at the pier in Parika. We got off the boat and began our walk to our car.
At one of the street intersections, we stopped at the market to buy some fruit. Actually, Leslie had been looking for potatoes for our dinner that evening. Not one of the vendors we checked with had potatoes.
I believe we were all relieved to get into the relatively ...
... 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 ...
... everyone looking for the best spot from which to watch. Many children across from us passed the time waiting on the floats by playing a game of jump rope.
Finally, after much waiting and anticipation, the first float arrived. The occasion reminded me of a parade of lights one might see in Anytown, USA, during the Christmas season. The only difference is there were quite a few wide gaps between many of the floats. From that first float to the last, there was ...
... 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 ...