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... kite was not always up in the wind. I was surprised how much strength it took to overcome the force of the wind.
The kite was so unique that there was an endless stream of people, young and old, that approached Fabien to talk about the kite. Without fail, he always ended the conversation with the offer to fly the kite. A couple of people took him up on his offer. While they were in our vicinity, they also had to talk to and pet ...
... our vehicle, we opened the doors and carefully retrieved the towels we had brought with us. Since our backs were not too bad we actually placed the towels in front of us to keep from coloring our seat belts.
Cleaning up when we arrived home took a little doing. In fact, as I write this, we both still have some residual color on our skin. Needless to say, we threw our old, stained clothing into the garbage.
... br> The signaling is not limited to those standing on the left side of the road. The conductor and driver will often signal people standing on the other side of the road. The signals try to decipher if the people want to wait for the bus when it is heading back the other direction.
The buses are all numbered as to their routes. The number I see most frequently is 44, Georgetown to Mahaica. That seems to correspond with where the ...
... had to jump in a taxi to get to the airline offices & pay before 5pm. We passed a number of churches & the botanical gardens on the way. Payment made we headed back for drinks at a bar across from the guesthouse. I had a glass of the local 'Banks' beer - quite fruity. Returned to the guesthouse for an afternoon nap as was feeling a little peaky, but it was too hot. Back to the bar I joined a few for dinner, Chinese again - only decent local food ...
... which leaves seven out of play.
The dominoes are held in the hands, five in one and two in the other to start. The player holding the double six begins the game. If no one has it then they use the double five and so on. Play continues until one player plays their last tile and shouts domino! If the last tiles cannot be played then the player with the lowest total of spots in their hand is the winner.
To the uninitiated this may ...
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