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... to attend her first ever game of cricket - Day 2 of Trinidad & Tobago v Barbados in the u19 Caribbean regional tournament. What a lucky girl! She even had the choice of 15,000 seats...
However, a visit to Georgetown was not complete without a trip to the Bourda - TMS always made it sound like an amazing place. We (Sam) were pleased to find the famed old ground standing in what can only be described as 'glorious dilapidation'. It was a pleasure to meet ...
... I was actually taking some of those photos with the aid of my tripod. At one point, a man approached. He kept saying, "Did you see me? Did you see me?" I finally figured out he was talking about the photograph. I told him no, but quickly hit my shutter release button. Then I was able to tell him I did see him!
From the seawall, Leslie and I headed toward the Kitty area of Georgetown. I had driven by a few days earlier and ...
... kilometers to the west. Both Elroy and Worren said the trip would take about an hour.
We had to drive to Parika because that is where the boats depart for Bartica. The roads on the west side of the Demerara were in much better condition than those on our side of the river. Regardless, because of being just two lanes, the traffic, and passing through several villages, the trip most definitely took an hour.
Once in Parika ...
... came in second … and we had perfect scores on two of the rounds. Unfortunately, we didn’t do well on the “name the person in this picture” round. Actually, it was probably good, because the team that won received an bottle of rum, which they opened and shared with the entire group. We would have packed it up, and that is clearly not cricket.
But it was much later when we went to bed than we had planned. And all because of trivia. For ...
... worshiping her.
Another recurring theme in the motorcade was two elephants. They apparently signify the attainment of spiritual and material prosperity.
Apparently part of the celebration includes sharing candy and/or cookies with others. While I was busy trying to photograph the scene, one of the participants gave Leslie a couple of sweet cookies of some sort. Unfortunately, neither was shared with the author. Regardless, Leslie said they were wonderful!