The Eldorado Inn
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... man held in the air as they walked along the seawall.
Heading back toward the vehicle, a man stopped me and asked me to take a photo of him and his friend. I did as requested. I don't know why he asked that because he never followed up with any other comment such as please email me a copy. Oh well.
Driving home along the East Coast Highway, there were cars, people and kites everywhere. It was truly an amazing holiday.
... 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 ...
... that was shot to death this past weekend. Regardless, if one can get past the "rough" nature of the market, this is a very convenient place to purchase fruits and vegetables.
One of the south entry points to Bourda Market draws one into a comfortable, innocuous space that has vendors on either side of the walkway/drive area. Most commonly found in this area are watermelons, pineapples, Guyanese green beans, tomatoes, etc. Continuing north, one ...
... 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 ...
... mid-19th Century when the market was founded.
Leaving the central area of town, I made my way to the Water Street area. Water Street parallels the Demerara River. One of the sights in the area are the drainage gates. The gates remain closed during high tide. After rains, at low tide, the gates are opened to allow the canals to drain in to the river or the ocean, depending on their location.
The piers and wharfs along the ...
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