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Thirsty Thursdays: Seven Totally Tropical Random Bars in Guyana

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A few more long awaited Thirsty Thursdays to come on here. First up I’m on the piss in Guyana. It was June 2014 when I crossed the border into Guyana and was ready to celebrate with a Guyanese beer (Banks) …

Friday’s Featured Food: Guyanese Food at Germans in Georgetown, Guyana

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It’s not immediately obvious which food is Guyanese and which is not when you tour Guyana. We decided to ask the tourist board for the most authentic and real place to try Guyanese food and oddly, it turned out to …

World Borders: How to Get From Guyana to Suriname (Ferry from Moleson Creek to South Drain)

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Having recently written some chapters for the book on crossing world borders in South America, I thought I’d get a few more published on here. I’ve now visited Suriname three times and have already shared my advice on getting a …

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

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I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and …

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A Paradise in Guyana: Sloth Island Nature Resort

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I will hopefully continue to shock you all with my stories from French Guyana, Suriname and Guyana. Seriously, these three neglected countries punch so much above their weight, the opponents are knocked out. If tours and sightseeing were based on …

World Borders: How to Get From Suriname to Guyana (Ferry from South Drain to Moleson Creek)

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I finally completed my “hat-trick of the Guyanas” by visiting Guyana itself – the former British colony once known as British Guyana, now simply Guyana. I crossed to all the Guyanas overland and have previously shared my advice on getting …

Backpacking in Guyana: The Town of Bartica

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Guyana threw a few new towns at us, some of which we had never heard of. Bartica was one of these. Having already written up some cool stuff on Kaieteur Falls, the remote Sloth Island, the riverside town of Parika …

Backpacking in Guyana: Passing Through Parika

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One of the things that fascinates me most about travel is the way we end in towns in the middle of nowhere, in fact towns we hadn’t even heard of until that day of travel. One such town, was the …

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