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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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