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Happy Independence Day!

Today – the 26th of May – is the 47th anniversary of Guyana’s independence from the British, so I wish every Guyanese a Happy Independence Day! A party was held in the village last night to celebrate which include songs, poems, dances and skits from students (primary and secondary) and talks on Guyanese history from … Continue reading »

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“The Adventure” (+ Cool Map)

Click here to read all Adventure-related posts At the end of our service as teachers, volunteers in Guyana get roughly five weeks of holiday before we fly back to the UK. Some choose to stay in their projects, some explore more of Guyana, and some decide to travel further afield. Harry and I have decided … Continue reading »

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First Week in Guyana

Time for a proper update (read: long!) after my first week in the beautiful Caribbean gem that is Guyana…

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We’re in Guyana!

UPDATE: My bag has arrived undamaged! After something close to 10 hours in the airport and a 2-hour night flight, we all arrived in Guyana in the early hours of the morning (local time). Sadly, our luggage didn’t.

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