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  • Queen Victoria statue and the High court
    Queen Victoria statue and the High court
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  • Adaptor plugs in Guyana

    Voltage in Guyana varies between 120~240V.Frequency fluctuates between 50~60Hz.It is best that your electronics are rated for the full range above.The most common outlet is the USA/Japan 2-pin style outlets (types A & B):http://electricaloutlet.org/type-ahttp://electricaloutlet.org/type-bHowever, "old" British 3-pin and British 3-pin rectangular...

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  • What to know when you arrive

    Tourism and related infrastructure is not developed in Guyana. People who come here either already know what they are doing, or have the luxury of time and economics to figure it out.The first things to note is that there should be tourist maps of Georgetown and area available in the airport, "before" you get to the immigration desk. After you exit...

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  • Make sure you have cash!

    Guyana is a cash dependent country. With the exception of large purchases (for example at electronics store, major hotel or travel agent), everything is cash only.Make sure you have enough on hand, particularly when you head into the interior of the country. "Scotia Bank" has now a few branch offices in Georgetown. This is possibly the only place...

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  • Kaiteur Falls Guyana's number...

    Kaiteur FallsGuyana's number one attraction ranks alongside the Niagara, Victoria and Iguaz? falls in power and majesty - with the added bonus of being surrounded by virgin forest. Its waters drop 250 precipitous meters (820ft) from a sandstone tableland and, depending on the season, are nearly 100m (328ft) wide. Its isolated location means...

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  • Land of many waters

    Esequibo river, 21 miles across at its mouth and reputed to contain 365 islands. Take a ferry to Adventure on the western bank. Then by road to Charity and again by boat. West of the Pomeroon River, the coast is almost uninhabited. Called Shell Beach it is a protected area and a nesting ground for four species of sea turtles. Leatherback,...

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  • Take a tour of Georgetown the...

    Take a tour of Georgetown the capital city, there are a number of interesting sights that should not be missed: the most famous being St. George's Cathedral (See attached photo). The Cathedral is one of the world's tallest free standing wooden buildings and was consecrated on...

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  • Guyanese are very warm and...

    Guyanese are very warm and welcoming and if you are looking for elegant, romantic dining and accommodation then look no further, the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel, 132 air conditioned rooms is the ideal place, located in Central Georgetown. The atmosphere is a unique combination of tropical, elegant and casual with an enchanting view of the Demerara...

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  • Continental carabians culture

    The Carabian influence (steel drum, etc.) is very interesting. People are friendly despite a lot of racial tension between blacks and East Indians. Good friends I have made over there and the luxurian rain forest.

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  • Mind you, all the information...

    Mind you, all the information I am giving dates a few years back. Therefore, this is more of a memory lane walk through the passages of time. If possible, get to know a family or friend to help you get around. If you have a chance to vist the interior, do so. I was not fortunate enough back then due to the lack of development of the area. Only...

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  • Travel quiz: Where is the...

    Travel quiz: Where is the world's longest floating bridge? At one & 1/4 miles long.Where is the world's tallest wooden building?Were is the world's highest SINGLE drop Water Fall?Which river in Guyana is 18 miles wide at it's mouth?Which country has rivers of drinkable water that also have 365 islands most uninhabited?Which coutry in the Caribbean...

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  • the zoo is cool never seen so...

    the zoo is cool never seen so many strange animals and birds in real life the people are so friendly but watch out for the beggars but i felt sorry for them and helped them out anyway

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  • The featured picture is the...

    The featured picture is the City Hall located in Georgetown. It has an almost Disneyesque quality to it, reminded me of the .MAGIC KINGDOM with the tall tower and almost castle like appearance.The country of Guyana was first visited on a cruise ship in early 1997. We went there during the dead of Winter in Canada, flying to Montreal, then taking a...

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  • To shop at the Stabroke Market...

    To shop at the Stabroke Market on Saturdays. It is an open market where any person can bring their items for sale. It can any item (home grown, one busshel even), fruits, vegetables, seafood, homeade snacks etc. They just find a spot beside the road and setup a stand and sell. You just have to be there to experience the FREEDOM...Yet you have to be...

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  • Herdmanston Lodge

    65 Anira & Peter Rose Sts, opposite the Brazilian Ambassador's Residence, Georgetown, Guyana

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Princess Hotel Guyana International

    Princess is equivalent to a Standard family hotel in Canada. Your not gonna get better than this in...

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  • Cara Lodge

    Cara Lodge is a colonial-style building and has two floors of rooms above a ground floor that...

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  • Pegasus Hotel Guyana

    This place is like a really old motel 6, but costs 3 times the amount. Do not stay at this hotel! It...

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  • Shanklands Rainforest Resort

    Essequibo River, Georgetown, Guyana

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Regency Suites Hotel

    98 Hadfield St, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, Guyana

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • Tower Hotel

    The hotel is very centrally located, but that didn't really help us as we only had the one night...

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  • King's Plaza Hotel

    45 Main St. North Cummingsburg, Georgetown, Guyana

    Satisfaction: Terrible

  • Cara Suites

    176 Middle Street, Georgetown, Guyana

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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