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After taking the boat from Manaus to Porto Velho, Harry and I embarked on a long journey to La Paz in the heart of Bolivia.
It’s over; it’s finished, And the day is now done. The fat lady has sung, And my holiday has begun! That’s right – I am no longer a teacher, and I am now officially a tourist! I’m not 100% sure that being “gringo” is any better than being “Sir Mark”, but I’ll bet it’ll be … Continue reading
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
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
The third and final instalment in my epic Easter break: a trip to the waterfall at Kaieteur and then Baganara island. We flew from GT to Kaieteur where we walked through the national park to see three different viewpoints of the epic waterfall, flew to Baganara island where we ate lunch and swam/kayaked in the … Continue reading
I may have posted this before, but for those who are interested, you can see where I’ve been in the world by going to my Wolpy page here: www.wolpy.com/markormesher. 2020 edit: Wolpy is no longer working, so I moved everything to atlas.markormesher.co.uk a few years ago. There’s a funky map with awesome little red dots … Continue reading
So, the second chunk of our Easter break… Lethem Rodeo weekend!
Easter is here everyone – chocolate time! Except it’s not, as chocolate is quite expensive in Guyana, and it’s far too hot to enjoy properly 😛 At the end of the Christmas term I sent out a long email about everything that had happened over the last 15 weeks, so I’ve done the same this … Continue reading
On Friday morning, the last day of school, Harry and I decided to go and spend the first week of our Easter holiday in Manaus, Brazil. 19 hours later, at 5am on Saturday, we were leaving our apartment in Sand Creek to begin our journey. This is the story of the most spontaneous holiday I … Continue reading
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.