Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Prospect means outlook, scene, or vision but our first view of the East Bank Demerara village was not a clear one.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj One of the cars parked at Stanleytown junction, once full, takes off to its destination.
Sprawled along a dam running parallel to the Canal Number Two Public Road is the village South Section.
Story and photos by Shabna Rahman In the otherwise quiet village of Roden Rust, East Bank Essequibo, residents would like to see one thing changed: that is the removal of a sawmill that is causing dust pollution.
There is an air of quiet. Most houses are closed; their occupants are off at work and school.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Edged on both sides by trees and flowering plants is a village situated in Canal Number Two known as Clay Brick Road.
Den Heuvel, on the East Bank Demerara, has a population of approximately 300 and is located just before Soesdyke.
Story and photos by Shabna Rahman Rakesh Singh sat under a shed looking at the fishing boats moored in the river near the koker.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Success was nearly not had in locating Good Success on the East Bank Demerara.
Photos by Joanna Dhanraj Golden Grove or Grove, as most persons call it, on the East Bank Demerara is said to be one of the most developed villages in Guyana.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Caledonia on the East Bank Demerara is a village that is sparsely populated by people, but home to a variety of fauna living in its areas of untouched vegetation, but also in captivity at Tropical Flora and Fauna Inc, which exports birds, mammals and reptiles.
In the village of Versailles on the West Bank Demerara, Martley Mc Rae and his employees were hard at work in his block-making factory.
Farm on the East Bank Demerara is nothing like its name, unless you count the little kitchen gardens here and there.
Covent Garden on the East Bank Demerara is a laid back community with an average population of 300.
De Buff, a little village along a dam parallel to the Canal Number Two public road, is listed in the Guyana Gazetteer as The Bluff, but villagers are sticking with the name they know and point to their village sign as evidence.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Catherina Sophia or CS as most villagers refer to their home, lies tucked away in a tiny corner of the West Bank Demerara.
A journey to the end of Canal Number Two Polder brings you to the conservancy dam where there is a shed and a few boats, which farmers use to access farmlands, tied to bridges.
Down in Canal Number Two Polder, West Bank Demerara sits a ‘little rose’ whose towering coconut trees can be spotted a distance away.
Story and photos by Roger Wong Hidden behind thick forest, about eleven miles off the Soesdyke-Linden Highway St Cuthbert’s Mission sits amid a vast display of flora and fauna and is home to more than 1,200 Indigenous Guyanese.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj In 1954, two-year-old Nebert Perch left her home in Buxton and travelled with her mother Una Bobb Samuels and four-year-old brother Rudolph to a tiny village called Supply, today known as Support.
Onderneeming on the Essequibo Coast is well known as the home of the New Opportunity Corps (NOC), the institution that houses minors who have been in trouble with the law, but it is gaining more attention now since the establishment of the Rooster Resort and Fun Park.
Story and photos by Mariah Lall and Arian Browne Nestled on white, sandy hills and surrounded by contrasting flowing black water, the village of Santa Mission is the perfect example of how beautiful Guyana is.
By Mariah Lall With photos by Keno George Whether it’s relaxing with old friends on a cool afternoon or playing a friendly game of draughts with someone from another generation, life in Little Diamond is laid back.
Story and photos by Dhanash Ramroop A 20 minutes’ drive from Georgetown along the East Coast of Demerara takes you to the former hidden paradise of Elizabeth Hall.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Sprawled along a dam parallel to the Canal Number One Polder public road is a charming little village called Java.