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Kaiteur Falls  
   

Kaiteur Falls

That is actually redundant since 'teur' means falls, since it was named for a Amerindian chief named Kai who canoed down the falls to resolve tribal fights. So literally, Kai Fell.
Skipping over to South America...

June 28th 2006
They say getting there is half the fun right? So my adventure to Guyana started about 16 hours before my flight even left for various reasons. I wanted to go to the festivities welcoming back the soccer team from the world cup and it wasn't a really good idea to travel at night to get my flight at four in the morning. So I was nice and sweaty and just lugged my bag all around town. All went we ... read more
South America » Guyana

Guyanese Flag Originally a Dutch colony in the 17th century, by 1815 Guyana had become a British possession. The abolition of slavery led to black settlement of urban areas and the importation of indentured servants from India to work the sugar plantations. This e... ... read more
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