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.
Tucked away behind Mon Repos on the East Coast Demerara is the little village of De Endragt that is populated with approximately 300 people.
Story and photos by Shabna Ullah Mathews Ridge, North West District with its hills, mountains and pristine rainforest is magnificent, its people are friendly and hospitable, but the community has a common problem – the state of its main road.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams As The World Beyond Georgetown made its way to the Berbice Bridge access road which intersects the village, 19-year-old Darren Stuart was seen plying his trade, selling chips and other homemade snacks to passersby.
Story and photos by Jannelle Williams Some 7.5km from New Amsterdam the village of Palmyra begins with a cluster of houses that take on a housing scheme kind of look.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Uitkomst is a petite village in Canal Number One.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Home to approximately 250 people, Supply, East Bank Demerara is a beautiful, little multi-cultural village.
Story and photos by Shabna Ullah The friendly people of Fellowship, West Coast Demerara welcomed us warmly during an afternoon visit and were happy that their village would be featured in ‘The World Beyond Georgetown.’ They made it clear that the village was separate from Den Amstel, though many people would view the two villages as one,
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj Amid towering coconut and other palms and many other beautiful trees is a tiny village called Relief, nestled between villages also with odd names such as Support and Land of Canaan.
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj This week, the World Beyond Georgetown visited a gem of a village tucked away between Sarah Johanna and Caledonia on the East Bank Demerara.
Students and other passengers disembarking a speedboat Tarmattie Persaud at work on her sewing machine Students strike a pose The depressed community of Plastic City The War Memorial Deborah Hamid Harry Deodharry Ena Peters A stall at the roadside market Kenneth Simon doing laundry Wendy Williams with her granddaughter KendraVreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara was bustling as with dark clouds hanging overhead, everyone was hurrying to get about their business done before the rains came.
Mon Bijou is a discreet, little village in Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara.
(Part 2) Second Phase Development of the second phase of the Fort Ordnance Housing Scheme is now beginning to take shape.