Melbourne Inn Guyana

Address: 29 Sheriff Street, Georgetown, 00000, Guyana | Inn
 
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This inn is located on 29 Sheriff Street, Georgetown.
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Travel Blogs from Georgetown

Hurrah for the British Commonwealth!

A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Jul 24, 2014

13 photos

... Brazil. However, first we needed to get to Lethem in the southwest of Guyana. We had a choice of a 27hr 4x4 journey or a 1hr flight. After our previous experience of 4x4 travel in this wet and muddy part of the world, we opted for the latter which involved a very small plane and some spectacular views across the Guyanese jungle.
We spent a night in Lethem, a nondescript border town, before taking several shared taxis to Santa Elena, Venezuela, via Boa Vista, Brazil, 4hrs.
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Kite Day

A travel blog entry by tlvice on Apr 21, 2014

50 photos

... at me. He wanted to know if I wanted to buy a kite. I met him in the middle of the intersection and we walked together toward his display.

I asked him what Kite Day meant to him. He said it was just something that he has been doing since he was a very little lad. Every year he makes kites and sells them at this corner. Over the previous two weeks he had made about 200 kites. He sold the kites for $1,800, or $2,100 for the ...

Parika

A travel blog entry by tlvice on Mar 22, 2014

10 photos

... pier was a car ferry. According to Elroy, it is one of two that were refurbished by the Chinese and given to the Guyanese. We had opted for the smaller wooden boats. They can make the trip to Bartica in just over an hour compared with over four hours for the ferry.

To get onto the pier, one must walk on a covered bridge of sorts. As we walked through I noticed a bicyclist coming toward us. I am not exactly sure how he ...

Trip to the Airport

A travel blog entry by tlvice on Nov 02, 2013

1 comment, 24 photos

... off the conveyor, but Leslie's luggage was no where to be found. We walked over to the baggage enquiry counter. Although it was disappointing, Leslie described her luggage to the agent. Hopefully it will be found and delivered soon.

We took her carry-on and got in the Embassy vehicle. Since I had my camera with me, I decided to take some photos out of the window as we drove toward home. As the photos show, we live in a very interesting place.
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El Dorado Rum

A travel blog entry by tlvice on Oct 14, 2013

2 comments, 18 photos

... particular was easily the size of a ten-story building.

Departing the still area we were led into the rum warehouse. It was an amazing sight. The rum barrels were stacked in alternating rows of two, 12 barrels deep and five barrels high. Amanda said there are some 60,000 barrels in storage. Each barrel is specifically marked to indicate the rum mixture and the date it was distilled. The rums that are ultimately bottled consist of several years ...