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GUYANA in JULY? Advice.....
Posted June 24th, 2012 - 1:25 pm by from Cayenne, French Guiana (Permalink)
Hi,
we ve planned to go from Paranaribo to Boa Vista crossing and visiting guyana. How is road at the moment with the weatherr? everybody talk about security but i imagine that is the same as everywhere: be careful and not to show jewel and "last top photo"....
What can you advice us to stop. Georgetown is nice. How i took information for bus to lethem?

His somebody can host us (me and my boyfriend) or just a coffee talking to give us your experience

Thank you
Gaelle

Posted June 25th, 2012 - 5:18 pm by from Georgetown, Guyana (Permalink)
Hey Gaelle,

I would be up for coffee with you guys. unfortunately I cannot host at this time tho.

Regarding security, Guyana is not as bad as some people think. Just do as you say and keep your valuables out of sight. If you have expensive cameras or laptops you should put them in your bag and not have it visible all of the time.

The road from Parimaribo to Georgetown is an all weather road. The road from Georgetown to Lethem (the border town next to Brazil) is mostly a sand/dirt road/trail. At this time the road to Lethem is still okay and the different bus services to that area are still running. I expect that the road to Lethem would still be passable during July but it might be a bit of a rough journey in some parts.

Best wishes and safe travels!

Errol

Posted July 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm by from Cayenne, French Guiana (Permalink)
Thanks for yours ansewrs.
We will take bus to lethem. unfortunately we don t have many money and time before to join roraima trek. what can you advise us to do in guyana in way?

thank

Posted July 2nd, 2012 - 4:32 pm by from Georgetown, Guyana (Permalink)
you can walk around and explore georgetown...take a bus to parika or go up the linden highway to splashmin's nature park and camp over-night. when do you arrive in Guyana and how long will you stay here?

Posted July 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm by from Cayenne, French Guiana (Permalink)
Hi,
we go out tomorow from cayenne. direct paramaribo then georgetow.... so we may arrive sundy night or monday.... after we have to be in santa elena on 15th.... so unfortunately we dont have many time... 5 day to join venezuela...
do you know one place to sleep i georgetown, can you advice us a small hotel, we don t mind the lux, better a nice place to be easy to enjoy and visit the town

do you know if it easy to join brazil? one night to lethem but lethem to boa vista do you know?


like you see very few time so we thougt in just visit 2 day georgetown.. we think perhaps go to ketour fall but it s a pity to just palne few hours like purpose the agency tourist..; other posibility in to make some where in guyana (i hope your advice) a nice place ti small walk/ hammac trip...

unfortunately we block by the trek in roraima, never enough time never enough money but i know that i m lucky to visit a bit of your country

see you perhaps in georgetown

gaelle and will

Posted June 25th, 2012 - 5:36 pm by from Georgetown, Guyana (Permalink)
Hi all
My friend has recommended Cindy from GuyBraz- on Sheriff St- Tel (592)617-1339 or 225-6375/ 231-9752 or Ebony- Wayaka- 682-7150 for bus from Georgetown to Lethem.

Yours
Vidya