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At about 07:30 I left the embassy with a driver, two members of my crew, and with an aluminum boat in tow. The boat was purchased some time ago. The intent was to use the boat to evacuate embassy employees in case of floods. The boat will seat up to 12 people.
Our destination was the Demerara River. We drove to the small town of Timehri. According to Wikipedia, the word Timehri is an Amerindian word meaning "paintings and ...
... walked to the center of town, the first building we saw was the crafts center. Directly across from that was a tall windmill like one might see on a western ranch in the United States. That turned out to be the town's water supply.
On the opposite side of the crafts center was a sandy area akin to a town square. Along the sides of this square were several vendor booths. There was also a building that had ...
... We come home with many Guyanese treasures....... not the least the people. They all speak of us coming back. It certainly would be wonderful to come back one day. Who knows what the future holds. It will depend on He who holds the future!!
... bank opened so we could empty out our bank account transferring most of the money into American dollars. We also did the last of our gift shopping as well and went and had a quick look at the Lighthouse - which is the only lighthouse I have ever known not to be on the water's edge, It is one block back - how weird is that??? Nevertheless it was good to see it as it is an icon building here in Georgetown.
We have had 3 ...
"I look up to the mountains -
does my help come from there?
My help comes from the LORD,
who made heaven and earth!
He will not let you stumble;
the one who watches over you will not slumber or sleep.
The LORD himself watches over you!
The LORD stands beside you as your protective shade.
The sun will not harm you by day,
nor the moon ...