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Guyana’s breathtaking Kaieteur and Orinduik Falls in a day

The premier tourist destination in Guyana is Kaieteur Falls located deep in interior jungle on the Potaro River. Were Kaieteur more accessible, it would undoubtedly be a world famous waterfall. No photo I’ve seen begins to capture its grandeur. Skilled … Continue reading

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An evening on the Georgetown seawall

On any given evening around sundown, many Georgetown residents walk out to the seawall to enjoy the evening breezes and views of the sunset over the ocean. These photos were taken near the Seawall Grandstand. My daughter had just procured … Continue reading

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A thrilling boat ride

Guyana has so few roads, boats are still an essential form of transportation. I made the journey to Santa Mission, an Amerindian village, and a bit further upriver to the Arrowpoint Nature Resort. The journey involved crossing over to the … Continue reading

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My Literary Introduction to a Wild Coast

When I learned my family and I would be picking up and moving to a town called Georgetown, Guyana, my first association of the place was to a book I had read recently. Papillon, the memoir of a French convict … Continue reading

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Woodshedin’ with Bird in Eldon, MO

I spent eight years growing up as a home schooled kid in rural Eldon, Missouri. I had free range of the town and knew every corner and outlying area of it. These days, I love the music of Charlie Parker. … Continue reading

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A picture is worth about 75 words

“She was bent forward, all her hair down – so long it nearly touched the ground – and she was drawing her comb through it and shaking it out. It was such a beautiful sight on this sunny morning – … Continue reading

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A Dylan Groupie Reports on a Weekend of Concerts

A few notes about the Dylan concerts I attended over the weekend. To the best of my recollection, this was my 8th and 9th time seeing Dylan perform and the first time in nearly six years. For my 24th birthday, … Continue reading

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