Guyana - Land of Many Waters

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by muzee, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. muzee

    muzee Mu-43 Regular

    May 10, 2011
    Guyana - not your regular destination spot, but lots of nature to enjoy.

    Here are some photos from our recent vacation there.

    All taken with the E-PL2.

    River transport on the Essequibo River:

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    Yes, the horizon is slanted - but that's how I wanted it. Really difficult to get a stable shot on the choppy water:
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    Look out! We're heading into a tropical thunderstorm:
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    Calm waters:
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    Rainforest Nature resort (Guyana nation flag on pole):
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    Locals - these are the native people:
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    More to follow if you like the set!
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  2. addieleman

    addieleman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 5, 2010
    The Netherlands
    I'd surely like to see more, obviously it's a special place to be with unique picture opportunities. :thumbup:
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  3. zpuskas

    zpuskas Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 25, 2011
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Very tropical. Nice. Glad you didn't drink the kool-aid!
  4. I'm always curious to see another part of the world that I don't know a lot about.
  5. MrKal_El

    MrKal_El Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 24, 2011
  6. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    #3 rocks! :bravo-009:
  7. muzee

    muzee Mu-43 Regular

    May 10, 2011
    Second set:

    Happy macaw -

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    Sad monkey - the zoo was a depressing place :(

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    Huge Silk Cotton Tree - the harpy eagle nests in these giants:

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    The derelict:

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    The dead:

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    More Water -

    Round the bend:

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    Bound for export - famous greenheart lumber being transported from the jungle:

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