Georgetown is probably the least expensive capital city in the world to traverse with a taxi-fare for one drop G$300 (US$1.50), while the fare on any minibus route is G$60 (30 US cents).

GT Minibuses (2011)

The bonus is a ‘chapta’ adventure, a roller coaster ride with the sonic boom of indecipherable music in the enclosed jam-packed minibuses; the incessant horns hooting in routine standstill, gridlock traffic jams; and Usain Bolt-style dashes to beat every traffic light. Praying is expected, and choking possible as the breath is held in this daily lottery of playing chicken on the roadway.     Continue reading