Category Archives: Guyana

A Year With Love

Spend a year with a word.  Is this a thing that people do? Was it a fad a while back that I completely missed out on? It sounded familiar to me as a woman spit the suggestion out in my … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS: The Transition From Guyana to America

As promised, here I am one more time, delivering one last message to your inbox. Instead of leaving off with my last e-mail to you in which I was just about to leave Guyana, I thought it would bring things … Continue reading

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A Final Thought: The 3 D’s

A year and a half ago, I didn’t know that the country of Guyana existed. After doing some fierce google-ing however, it quickly became my dream to volunteer here for one year and to work and interact with the residents … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS: The Final Guyanese Newsletter

Wow, here we are. How did we get here? This is the last time I will be writing to you from the Land of Many Waters. Tomorrow, the 25th of July marks the 11-month mark since I first landed on … Continue reading

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Coming Clean #5: Hang to Dry

Time to Come Clean: I Almost Got Deported The most stressful few hours of my time in Guyana occurred in March, when I was under the impression that because I didn’t have a long-term visa to be in the country, … Continue reading

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The Graduate

When the school year began in September, there were three boys in my class. However, after a couple of days, another boy joined us in grade five. He was a floater, didn’t really have a class, had been marked as … Continue reading

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Solo in Suriname: Getting There

From GT to Paramaribo Since arriving in Guyana, I’ve been curious about learning more about other South American and Caribbean countries, especially the countries that are in close proximity. Other than a quick stop over in Trinidad on my way … Continue reading

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