Category Archives: Guyana

Roraima – Vistas and blisters

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

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Roraima – To the top of the tepui

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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Boa Vista – Two border crossings in one day

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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

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Lethem – A long and eventful bus journey

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

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Georgetown – Markets and mayhem

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

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New Amsterdam – Minibuses and Marmite

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

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Nieuw Nickerie – Beers, buses, and another border

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

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