We were ecstatic to have finally made it to the summit, but there was no rest for us yet! We hiked to our ‘hotel’ which was a shelter of overhanging rocks to protect our tents for the elements, and then … Continue reading
With anxious excitement we set off in a 4×4 to Paraitepui, the start of the hike to the summit of Mount Roraima. In our group were Mike, Jacopo, Ricky and Nora, plus our guide Omar and our porter Gabriel. Omar … Continue reading
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We took a taxi to immigration in Guyana to get stamped out, and then onwards to Brazil, over a weird twisty road to get you back on the right side of the road, as in Guyana they drive on the … Continue reading
For the 17 hour bus journey from Georgetown we were hoping for something more comfortable than yet another minibus but unfortunately that wasn’t to be. We grabbed a bite to eat at the nearby roti shop and then watched and waited while … Continue reading
We arrived in what seemed to be the busiest place in the city to stop, right in the middle of a market. Colourful chaos surrounded us as we squeezed out of our sweltering minibus. Flustered, we found a quiet corner … Continue reading
After getting across to Moleson Creek in the ferry from Suriname we didn’t have to wait long to get in a packed minibus to New Amsterdam. We decided to spend a night in this little town before heading to the capital. It … Continue reading
Our stop in Nieuw Nickerie was brief but very pleasant, after we finally got on the bus from Paramaribo. To use public transport in Suriname you need a lot of perseverance and patience we realised as we waited at the … Continue reading