Guyana

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  1. johnnywalker

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    Looks like I may have a project in Guyana for 2-3 weeks around the end of January. Mostly around Georgetown I think. Anybody been there recently, and/or have any ideas where the photo opportunities might lie? I'm probably going to take my new RB67 and a 35mm.
     
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    RUM !

    I mean you're bound to get thirsty. Bon Voyage.
     
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    Unfortunately I used up more than my lifetime supply of Rum and other alcoholic beverages over 10 years ago. Now just part of a hazy memory of a misspent youth - and middle age come to think of it!
     
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    Well then it'll be warm, and lovely, and I hope you send us pictures !
     
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    Beautiful timber- but Demerara rum? take the paint right off that RB
     
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    Yes, I'm looking forward to seeing Ocotea rodiaei for the first time. :D
     
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    Great wood-termites won't eat it above ground, toredos won't eat it in jetty piles underwater.Greenheart houses with purpleheart floors are really very appealing.
    Mark
     
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    This assignment came through, so I'm going at the end of the month, for a 14 day stay. I've never been there before, but from the reading I've done I see it's a very corrupt place with a high incidence of violent crime. I think I'll leave the RB67 behind and just take my FM2 and F65
     
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    Wouldn't the RB be better protection - hit someone with that, and they will stay down :tongue:
     
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    The RB67 has a lot of inertia, and it takes too long to get it up to speed!
     
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    Frankly, unless you've got a specific project in mind, I'd just take some kind of higher-end point-and-shoot that you can carry concealed in a regular pocket. I'm not sure if the Jim Jones site is open to the public, but you MIGHT want to see it if nothing else out of a sense of morbid curiosity.