Monthly Archives: March 2015

GuyaNEWS: The March Guyanese Newsletter

GuyaNEWS: March Welcome to this, the seventh, edition of GuyaNEWS. As always, it’s hard to wrap my head around how much time has passed since my adventure in South America began, but I’m always ready to look back over the past … Continue reading

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“Look a Jaguar, Look a Jaguar, Look a Jaguar!”

The bus driver shouted it three times as the big cat ran across the dirt road from one tree line of the jungle to the other. I caught a good glimpse of it. I didn’t think it looked like a … Continue reading

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Malaria in Duh House!

It’s official, one of the many diseases/viruses that we were continually warned about before embarking on our journey to South America has literally hit home. On a trip to the interior of Guyana last week, one of my roommates contracted … Continue reading

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On the Hunt

I had been hearing about it all year from the boys in my class. Each year, on the last day of the second term of the school year, the boys get to do an Easter egg hunt in the school. … Continue reading

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Passion

What level of passion does one need in order to be involved in a program like this? What kind of drive do you need in order to survive one year in a foreign culture? What kind of a person does … Continue reading

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Phagwah

There are many Hindus in Guyana. Therefore, there are Hindu holidays to be celebrated. At the beginning of this month, I celebrated one of those holidays. In some places, they call it “Holi”, but for the most part, in Guyana, … Continue reading

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Worm Tablets & Exams

The term has quickly come to an end and Bosco Academy is now in the final few days of examinations before Easter break commences. This means that all of the work we’ve done over the course of the last three … Continue reading

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