With about only 30 houses in total, Number Seven Village could very easily not be noticed, although Berbicians traverse what is well known as the Number 19 Public Road umpteen times per day.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Wauna is a tiny village in the North West District, home to just a couple hundred people.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Almost every street had animals nibbling and grazing at whatever green was in their reach.
Some 2,000 people live in the small village of Columbia, on the Essequibo Coast, which fits snug between Aberdeen and Affiance and the majority of them are Hindus, while a few are Muslims.
After visiting Central Mackenzie, the World Beyond Georgetown continued on to Speightland, which is just past the old Aluminium Factory.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Visits to places outside of Georgetown serve as learning experiences.
Hosororo, a small community within the Mabaruma sub-district of Region One (Barima/Waini), exudes serenity.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj The bus stopped and let off its passengers on the ubiquitous red road that runs through the North West District.
Developed, yet quaint, Gangaram village is nestled between Betsy Ground and New Forest in East Canje, Berbice.
School had just let out for lunch when the World Beyond Georgetown arrived in Mabaruma, one of this country’s newest towns.
Living in Whitewater Central, Toshao Cleveland DeSouza said, has become much easier compared to a number of years ago when they had to foot it to Kumaka Market whenever they missed the tractor, as transportation is much more readily available.
Whitewater, the largest Indigenous settlement in the Mabaruma sub-region, got its name from a crystal stream that runs through it, though over time it has become less transparent.
Babylon, Corentyne, Berbice also called Number 64 Village is home to approximately 600 people.
One of the things that is prevalent in Guyana is several villages in different parts of the country with the same name.
To get to Sandpit, Onderneeming on the Essequibo Coast one has to travel to Suddie and take a car from the car park.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast is a relatively large village when it comes to square miles, but many of its residents, particularly those who lived along the Public Road, have migrated.
Silver Hill on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway is approximately 13 miles from the mining town.
Story and photos by Bebi Oosman Called ‘Coco Belly Village’ for the abundance of this small fish that lives in its swamplands, Seawell Village is tucked away between the Number Two Village and the Number 19 Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Reggae music blared from a house and a few young men sat under a tree chatting, otherwise Airy Hall on the Essequibo Coast seemed super quiet.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj This village is the third of the same name that the World Beyond Georgetown has visited.
The name is of English origin, but that is just where it stops, Middlesex, the first village in Canal Number Two, was bought by four brothers, Rahiem Lalman, Mangal, Liliah and Karan.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Just about 500 people live in Huis T’ Dieren, a bright and beautiful little village on the Esse-quibo Coast.
With photos by Keno George It has only been a few days since schools closed for the August holidays, but the children of Buxton, East Coast Demerara have already assumed their rightful places in the niches of their community.
Story and photos by Bebi Oosman Number 35/Macedonia is located on the Corentyne in the ancient county of Berbice.