Lethem to Georgetown July 6th 2010 Orange, Green and Blue.
Orange ground, blue skies, and green jungle ties them together. Oh, and I forgot golden rivers.
Going bananas in the Guyanas
It is definitely not an ideal country for backpacking, but perhaps exactly that attracted me to visit... and Kaietuer Falls too of course. Being on a limited entry visa I was in a rush so this is the first rule when coming to Guyana - no ... read more
South America » Guyana » Lethem 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
At some point a small crick broke in my routine, I felt a thin breeze of opportunity and for the first time I made something out of it. I cut off my stay as an expat in England, gave up my working visa, and asked Liz to join me. My grand plan to round the world using only overland transportation (basically meaning not to fly) didn’t find audience so I settled for South America. Yet, as I like, I looked for interesting ways to journey rather than just reaching a destination. Then, after 10 months of backpacking I simply satisfied my capacity and desire to travel. I acknowledge I was fortunate... full info