The Eldorado Inn

295 Thomas & Quamina Streets, Georgetown, Guyana | Hotel
Prices starting from $70.00
 

Travel Blogs from Georgetown

Kite Day

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... was how people used to tie razor blades at the end of their kite tales. When their kites got too close to another, the tail would cut the string of the other kite. When I first heard that I thought it was just a tall tale. However, one of my colleagues confirmed that that used to happen. In fact, it still happens sometimes today.

After ceding our kite to the "beer" guys, we drove home.

Later in the day, our friend ...

Holi - Phagwah

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... shown an incorrect location a few days before. We sat in the car at that location for nearly an hour before we decided to leave. On one street we found a lady manning a booth selling colors. We stopped and bought five boxes. They were about $1 per box, or $200GD.

As we were driving toward our home, we stumbled across the Indian Cultural Centre. That actually worked out to our benefit. Unlike last week, this time we arrived ...

Pure Cane Sugar

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... liquid that has the beginnings of sugar crystals in it. That liquid goes to centrifuge machines. After spinning, the crystals move on for more refining as the newly separated molasses is pumped into molasses holding tanks. The molasses is then sold to places like the rum distillers.

The sugar crystals then go through two more purification processes before it is ultimately sent to the packaging area via another conveyor belt. The final sugar ...

Pre-shopping Trip

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... a cell phone. Several others were standing around. Amazingly I did not see anyone that appeared to be injured. I did not see any police on the scene.

It is not surprising a mini-bus was involved in the wreck. The mini-bus drivers operate as though they are actually slalom skiers on a very tight course. They whip in and out of lanes and around cars just like the slalom gates. That is no doubt why the mini-buses are off limits to us.
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Busy bazaar

A travel blog entry by holident

... guesthouse it was only a short walk to town, along 'Main Street'. Most of the towns attractions, mainly buildings, were centred between the cathedral & the markets. St George's Cathedral, their main attraction, is claimed to be the tallest wooden building in the world. The building is made of a native hardwood, green-heart, but was in fact designed by an English man. Whilst it was impressively tall for a wooden structure the inside wasn't as ornate as ...

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