Travel Blogs from Georgetown
... if they have room, they will "dive" to the side of the road to pick up the passenger. The passenger tenders their money (usually $60GD to $80GD) to the conductor and quickly take a seat. As soon as the door closes the driver is elbowing back into traffic.
If a passenger does not signal the mini-bus, the mini-bus will signal them. Most often the signaling and gesticulating is handled by the conductor. The conductor sits directly behind ...
... full of boxes over spilling with all the items you could imagine. The start mainly contained packeted food stalls whereas the end had lots of fresh vegetable stalls, being sprinkled with water to prevent them drying in the sun. At the far end of the Bazaar, along the river front, was the Fish market with its overpowering smells - smelt pretty rotten. If the market was busy, this was crazy. Having finished shopping those of us heading to Kaieteur ...
The day began with our first visitor before 8am. Merle popped in to say good-bye again. It is so good to see the transition that has been effected in her. She was a hurt angry woman when we first met her having had to deal with some pretty unjust treatment. She has so appreciated having people who are completely out of the situation to talk with. We have been able to reconnect her with the GCU and so see some level of reconciliation begin. While it has been ...
... termites are doing to the building here. We think borer are bad back home. They are nothing compared to these hungry beasts. But sadly as is common with maintenance, nothing seems to be done about it.
There is also a photo that brought a smile to our face and humour to our lips when we saw this sign "Jesus Christ" above the chiller fill of cheese-cakes at the Brazilian Restaurant.
... after the service - to which they also invited the folk from Australia. We then came home with the intention of visiting the Botanical Gardens. Unfortunately the weather has been very unsettled with frequents downpours and even some heavy thunder so that wasn't to be. Instead while Barry read, I went to bed and slept for over 2 hours. We are often awake very early in the mornings so a catch up every now and then is in order.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking