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... envisioned to be a place of silence, stillness relaxation and an opportunity to enjoy nature in a rustic, laid-back environment.
Once at the retreat you can choose form a list of activities to occupy your time or just relax over a cup of tea as you engage in a relaxing conversation with Tracy. Activities ranges from a interesting wine tour as Warren demonstrates how local fruits are used ...
... point. So, unlike the day before when we boarded and were fairly quickly under way, this morning we had to sit on the boat, waiting for other passengers to fill the seats. We sat there for close to 30 minutes. At one point, when there were three or four seats remaining, the captain ducked his head in the boat and asked if there was anyone on board that wanted to pay for the remaining seats. I almost did. At ...
... and Mazaruni Rivers were definitely active. It was obvious these were the interstate highways of the interior. Boat after boat went by, each carrying numerous people. We asked what happens when it gets dark. Elroy said the boats are supposed to stop running at night. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Most of the fatal boat accidents on the rivers happen at night.
For me, one of the more interesting boats was the "prison" boat. We ...
... smaller than the one we took from Parika. It had four benches. It was pretty powerful though, with two 200 horse power outboard motors.
It was the early afternoon and the wind had come up a little bit. That made for choppy waters on the Mazaruni River, not unlike what we had experienced earlier in the day.
Motoring upriver we saw many different types of barges. Some were moored at shore while others were plying ...
... my courage, held onto my Nikon, and took that first step of faith. Simultaneously, the captain grabbed my arm and helped me to place two feet firmly on the unsteady boat.
Now on the bow, I grabbed for the side of the opening that led down into the seating area and its relative safety. As my head cleared the opening I could see 28 other humans looking at me. As it so happens, Elroy and I were the last two to board. I saw Leslie ...