Tagged With: Shulinab
So, a double-whammy on Traveller’s Guide items this weekend, which itself has been pretty eventful. (Sorry, but there are no photos to go with this post – as you’ll see below I had to travel light, and that meant leaving my camera behind.)
The weekend just passed was a bit of a mini adventure for Harry and I. Monday of this week (the 6th) was a national holiday, so we decided to use our 3-day weekend to visit Aishalton, the southernmost project in Guyana. It was one of the top things on our to-do list for the term, … Continue reading
This is me chasing a chicken around the benab in Shulinab. Sadly I failed to catch it, mainly because chickens can fly over the wall and I, obviously, cannot. I’m not giving up, and I’m not counting this as complete until there is a chicken in my hands, held in the air!
Today I am leaving Georgetown and heading back to my project in Sand Creek. The journey is quite a long one (423 miles) and a few people back home have asked me what transportation is like here, so I’m going to blog along the route, so you can see for yourself what it’s like.
Every now and then I get hit by the reality of the fact I’m thousands of miles from home, on a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I wonder “what chain of decisions lead me to be where I am right now?”.