Melbourne Inn Guyana

29 Sheriff Street, Georgetown, 00000, Guyana | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Georgetown

Phagwah Mela & Bazaar

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... address the crowd. A portion of his remarks dealt with the need for Guyana to pass the pending anti-money laundering legislation or face consequences from the international community. After his remarks he took his seat and the show began.

Since we did not understand the language, it was impossible to tell what vocals accompanied any of the acts we saw. Regardless, the costumes and dancing were stunning. It appeared ...

El Dorado Rum

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... us against the use of matches, lighters, and firearms. Luckily I had nothing to worry about with these tourists!! Amanda followed that conversation with a safety briefing and the admonition that we could not take photographs during the tour.

Our first stop was at what is called the Services Building. I must admit during the tour it was difficult to hear what Amanda was saying, because there was so much background noise. That is compounded by the ...

Pre-shopping Trip

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... the "Garden City of the Caribbean".

In the ocean one often sees Hindu prayer flags. According to Hindus to whom I have spoken, these are very similar to the prayer candles Catholics light in churches. The Hindus that place the flags may do so as a prayer for someone with cancer or someone that cannot have a child. These are often seen around Hindu homes too.

Along this part of the sea wall is the newly installed statue ...

Amerindian Festival - St. Cuthberts

A travel blog entry by tlvice


... car was a St. Cuthbert's Mission police officer talking on his cell phone. We were charged $1,000 GD to drive into the town.

The other route we could have taken was by boat on the Mahaica River. However, that still would have taken about two hours. The best population estimate I could find was 1,500. The main industry in the area is either mining (gold or bauxite) or logging. The town changed its name to ...

The Bags are Packed; We are Ready to Go......

A travel blog entry by barry.clare


... All was not lost as we enjoyed a final coffee with Keith following the meeting. He was very apologetic about it all. It saddened him given what a positive time we have had here in Guyana. He was very affirming of all that we have done and the impact it has had on him personally as well as on the GCU as a whole. It is very challenging for him as much information is withheld from him at times. He has often not known which way to turn and so has enjoyed the ...


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