i'm gearing up to do some more travelling tomorrow, and hopefully within 24hrs I'll be in a new country: guyana. in the time i've spent in venezuela
it appeared as though virtually no tourists had much of an interest in the place, it seems as though this is even more true with guyana. i've only ever met one person on my trip who has been there before, when i was trekking inside colca canyon
. it definitely feels like it's the forgotten corner of south america. in addition it's not so straightforward to get there, i have to go from venezuela to brazil, and then brazil to guyana. this presents a high margin or error - i'll have to deal with two different borders, three different countries, three different currencies and three different languages. luckily the final language is english - although i was just chatting to a friend of my canyon friend and they used the word irie
- so i may have to learn a whole new vocabulary as well.
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