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

... It was really tight quarters, but the attendant was able to direct me into an empty space. We locked the vehicle and began our walk back. The block just prior to the pier was lined with various vendor booths selling everything from toothpaste to flip flops.

Approaching the pier I could see numerous wooden boats tied to the pier. Each one was waiting for enough passengers to board so they could begin the trip to Bartica. Also ...

Trip to the Airport

A travel blog entry by tlvice on Nov 02, 2013

1 comment, 24 photos

... at 07:15, I decided to leave the observation area. When I got back down to the waiting area I saw on the arrival screen that the new arrival time was 08:15. So, I went back to the vehicle to wait.

Ultimately the plane landed at about 08:25. I went into the immigration area to wait for Leslie and to help with her luggage. After clearing immigration, we went to the baggage claim area to wait for her bags. We waited and waited and waited. The last ...

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 ...