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Dear family and brehren,
Early this morning I left Takutu hotel and went to the TGA (Trans Guyanian Airways office) to checkin. Thanks to God they had my name listed (their system is completely manual and one never knows if they have my name or not, as I didnt receive airline ticket or the like; just an e-mail saying that they had my name). So …
After a long day of travelling finally at the hotel in Georgetown.... just after midnight....leaving tomorrow (or should I say - today) at 6:30am to Lethem.
... we bought two Banks Premium beers from them.
We took our beer to the next tent where an old man offered us a chair. We took him up on his offer and sat there at that early morning hour to drink our beer. The man was probably in his 60's. He had a long beard and long hair. On first glance, one may have steered clear, but he was a very nice man. We very much enjoyed talking with him.
One of the stories he shared ...
... 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 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 ...
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