Walking to Blanche Marie

December 31, 2006
Day 459

Picture of macaw.

A pet macaw.

We got up early and started walking through the jungle toward the Blanche Marie resort at dawn. We heard the usual birds and monkeys along the way, but we also found a small poisonous snake in the track. The friendly owner greeted us when we got to the resort a few hours later, but we were a little disappointed to find out that we were the only guests.

I walked all around the resort in the afternoon, the highlight being the Blanche Marie waterfall. It wasn't as amazing an experience as Kaieteur Falls, but it still was a beautiful place to visit. Tonight I was exhausted, there was no TV for the New Year's countdown, and nobody to celebrate with, so I was in bed by 9:00. It was the first New Year's in memory where I wasn't even awake at midnight.

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