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... photographed him and took iPhone movies of him as we walked by.
We finally made it to where the huge kite was tied up to a tree. It was probably three times larger than most other kites. Soul Train was written at the top of the kite. However, we quickly found out size does not matter. A young man and his girlfriend walked by followed by their kite. The kite was only about one inch; yes, one inch. It was tied by a string to a stick ...
... see the embers. Luckily, many of the structures nearby are made of concrete block with metal roofs, so there were no other fires in the area.
As the fire died down we decided to call it a day.
The next morning, Phagwah, we both dressed for colors. Each of us had on a white top. That is like shouting for others to pelt you with colors.
Mid-morning, we headed to the Indian Cultural Centre. Unfortunately, I ...
If one wants fresh, inexpensive vegetables, Bourda Market is the place to go. Maybe better stated, it is one of the places. There are many markets throughout Georgetown and the surrounding towns.
Bourda Market is just south of St. Georges Cathedral. It encompasses several city blocks. As best I can tell, only the most adventurous venture into the heart of Bourda Market. In fact, a recent newspaper article touts the Bourda Market shop owner on Orange ...
... If for some reason there is not enough bagasse available there are large logs on stand-by. That day they were not in jeopardy of running out of fuel. There were huge piles in a covered area that were continuously being fed from overhead conveyors.
Back in the plant we went along the purification route. This was a multi-step process that I did not completely grasp. Suffice it to say that we ended up at a station where the molasses is separated from ...
... take on passengers.
The inbound destination for all mini-buses, regardless of the number, is the main stop at Stabroek Market. This is a well known part of Georgetown because of the iconic clock tower. The 80,000 square foot market, especially in the interior spaces, can be a site for petty crimes. Regardless, the locals flock to this and other markets around town to buy everything from clothing to meat. It has apparently been that way ...
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