Daily Archives: May 9, 2014

Guyana Festival Committee – Toronto Independence Dance- May 24, 2014

Toronto Independence dance

Guyana Consulate: Toronto – Independence Festival – June 22, 2014 – Event Cancelled

Guyana Independence Festival Flyer

Historical Hotel Ads of Early Guyana – by Dmitri Allicock

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HISTORICAL HOTEL ADS OF EARLY GUYANA

By: Dmitri Allicock

A picture may paint a thousand words but ads written from over a century ago lend a kind of majesty to that vintage age of early Guyana and capture so well the essence and that flavor of passing time.

For the travelers of British Guiana in the late 1800s and early 1900s these historical hotel’s advertisements served the practical purposes for lodging and comfort away from home. Hotels would have provided basic accommodation, a room with bed, a cupboard, a small table, Continue reading

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