Saturday, April 12, 2008

Lethem Rodeo I - 22 hours in the back of a Bedford truck

GHHH road trip to the 2008 Lethem Easter Rodeo
Day One - 21 March 2008

2:00 a.m. - meet your home for the next five days.

Packing up.

4:00 a.m. - on the road at last! everyone comfy?

Dayclean while crossing the Demerara river at Linden.

Sun's up! Wakey, wakey!!

Breakfast of champions.

Grand Master Chop Suzuki prefers to drink the hard stuff.

Nine hours on the road and everyone's still happy.
Rum-in-her-crack ... what are you doing with your foot?

Long, Red Road

Long, Long, Red Road

Thirteen hours: Are we there yet?

Bedford surfing!

Poke-her-Honkas found dinner, an endangered red-foot tortoise.

It was yummy!!

Kurupukari at the Essequibo River; half-way!

Crossing the river to Michelle's Island.

What are they looking at?

Poke-her-Hontas, are you going to share your pictures with us?

The mighty Essequibo - view from Michelle's Island.
Hands off Fernando, this is Guyana!

Viewing the ferry from Michelle's island.
Suzukis fear him too!

1:00 a.m. 22 hours, a few pounds of laterite dust. Lethem at last.

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