Roraima Residence Inn
Travel Blogs from Georgetown
... and walked back to the car.
As we approached the area where we had parked I saw we had been presented with a challenge. There was another diplomats van parked perpendicular to our car, directly in front of our car. We were suddenly faced with the prospect of having given up our very good seats only to be stuck at the event until the bitter end. Leslie took it upon herself to see if she could find the driver of the van. To ...
... Building, a couple of flights of stairs took us to the yeast and fermentation areas. The making of rum begins in the sugar cane fields. A byproduct of sugar cane refining into sugar is molasses. The molasses from the refiners is mixed with yeast at the distillery to begin the fermentation process. That process takes a little more than a day.
The "wash", as it is called at this point, is pumped into huge, open-air vats. One could see the ...
... was $50US!
On the way home I drove by a lumber store. I knew there would likely be horses and carts in front of the store. Sure enough, there was one right in front. Workers were loading the cart with lumber for a delivery. These horse-drawn carts are a very common sight. They share the road with the cars, mini-buses, and taxis. That sometimes makes for some harrowing passes and near misses.
I was back in the comfort of my home by 08:30.
... morning was some sort of fish with cassava bread. The fish did not look very appetizing to me so I opted for just the cassava bread.
Cassava is a tuber from the cassava plant. The plant is native to the area. It is one of the main sources of carbohydrates. The cassava is worked into a granular flour. One of the interesting (frightening) aspects of the plant is that it contains a type of cyanide. That ...
It has been great today to celebrate our last Church service back where we started - right next door at Clarkson Church. We joined them for our first 3 Sundays here and as a result they sort of became our "spiritual home" here.
Once they knew we were going to be with them today, they requested that I preach. The 4th Sunday of the month is always a Sunday when the Women's Union take the service. The woman who usually either leads ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking