Roxanne Clarke

Blankenburg

The World Beyond Georgetown

With a population of around 2000 people of different racial backgrounds, the community of Blankenburg is found on the West Coast of Demerara some 12 km west of the capital city.

Herstelling

The world beyond Georgetown

Herstelling is located on the East Bank of Demerara and is known not only because of its new housing scheme, Somerset Court, but because its ample size and proximity to Georgetown (7.9 kilometres) notwithstanding, it remains a close-knit country community.

Good Intent

Situated on the West Bank Demerara, the village of Good Intent which is sandwiched between Sisters Village to the south and La Retraite to the north is about seven-and-a-half miles from Vreed-en-Hoop.

Puri man

From as early as 4 am, 56-year-old dhal puri maker Tony Favourite is at work at his 4585 Roxanne Burnham Gardens home, kneading an estimated 50 pounds of flour, which will give him 400 dhal puris.

The World Beyond Georgetown: Sarah Johanna

with photos by Anjuli Persaud Situated about 8 miles from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport at Timehri is the small East Bank Demerera village of Sarah Johanna, the community was originally an estate purchased by the late Donnie Roberts who divided the land among his three sons, Samuel Jaisingh, Paul Jaisingh and James JaiSingh.