Haslington (Part 1)

Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj

 

Home to thousands, Haslington is a relatively large village on the East Coast Demerara, 24.5 kilometres (15.2 miles) from the capital city. The village begins at the seawall and goes way beyond the Railway Embankment Road to the south, flanked on either side by Enmore and Golden Grove.

Towering over the houses in the village are the many coconut trees and outnumbering them, are the genip trees.

When the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in the village, Bridget Thomas was seated on her verandah catching up with an old friend of hers.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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