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GUYANA: NOSTALGIA: Great Picnic Spots! – By Geoff Burrowes

 By Geoff Burrowes

 There were- not far from Georgetown, some great spots for picnicking.

What do you need for a really enjoyable picnic? A beach is nice, preferably not too crowded; a safe place to swim; a ball, it may be a tennis ball (wimpuss), a beach ball or even a balata ball: a spot to play cricket or football, good company, people you enjoy being with; good drink; good food; and people who are willing to prepare it and make sure it keeps coming and also, but not absolutely necessary, good music.

If there’s no music available, the willingness to sing or play instruments helps, the picnickers don’t have to be good, just willing! Continue reading

TRAVEL: Govt grants approval for InterCaribbean Airways, FlyAllways to ply Guyana route

Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill has said the Government has granted approval for the Turks and Caicos Islands’ InterCaribbean Airways and Suriname-based FlyAllways to operate the Georgetown route.

“We are engaging new airlines to come to Guyana. We have just approved at the level of Cabinet, two new airlines FlyAllways and InterCaribbean Airways. There are applications of other airlines that we are considering,” the Minister said.      Continue reading

Architecture: Mansions in Guyana – Video

MANSIONS IN GUYANA – Released 06 April 2021- By guyanaview.org

Hi Friends, Let’s take a look at some of the mansions in Guyana.

Some of these homes are very impressive so we just needed to share. We hope this video inspires you to visit Guyana soon, or bring back memories of your delightful time in Guyana. Enjoy. 👉🏽 Our website: https://guyanaview.org/

Guyana: Rupununi Music and Arts Festival – Streaming Event – April 18, 2021 – 4pm EST

GUYANA: A Walk around Stabroek Market in Georgetown. Guyana – video

A Walk around Georgetown, Capital City of Guyana

Video by :By Real Nice Guyana:— .A walk around busy Georgetown City in Guyana which is located in South America.

COVID: Pandemic will weigh heaviest on tourism-dependent economies– warns IMF

— But impact over rest of decade will not be as bad as that following financial crisis of 2008

  • People relaxing at Accra Beach, Rockley, Barbados. Caribbean nations will be hit hard by the pandemic.
People relaxing at Accra Beach, Rockley, Barbados. Photograph: Image Professionals GmbH/Alamy
Wed 31 Mar 2021 – The Guardian UK
Scars from the pandemic will prevent the global economy from making a full recovery, though the impact over the rest of the decade will not be as severe as that of the 2008 financial crisis , the International Monetary Fund has said.    Continue reading

GUYANA: A Cultural Melting Pot – Guyana Tourism News

GUYANA:  A CULTURAL MELTING POT

You can sense it as you walk the streets of Georgetown. There’s a whirl of colours, architecture, sounds and scents. Guyana is a vibrant, energetic cultural melting pot which can more easily be along the coast and especially in the capital city of Georgetown. Over the centuries, a variety of ethnicities and populations have woven their influences into what is today a unique tapestry of Guyanese culture.

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Guyana SPEAKS event– Sunday 28th February 2021 – Focus on TOURISM

Our next Guyana SPEAKS event is being held on Sunday, 28th February 2021.
We are delighted to announce that our distinguished speakers are: Stacey Dos Santos-Rahaman, of the award-winning Visit Guyana travel & tourism brand; Egbert Carter, known for his unrivalled knowledge of the colonial architecture in Guyana, and Khadijatou Doyneh, an international performing artist and spoken word poet.  For speakers’ bios, please see this attached Pdf. >>>  GS Flyer – 28 Feb 2021
 
Please book your free tickets via the following eventbrite link.   

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TOURISM: MUST READ! Is Guyana Safe to Visit in 2021? – By Mathilde: – thebrokebackpacker.com

Kaieteur Falls

– By Mathilde: – thebrokebackpacker.com

In fact, Guyana boasts one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world and, unlike many of its neighbours, over 70% of its natural environment remains intact. For anybody looking for a fresh, off the beaten track place to explore, Guyana is basically a paradise.

However, it isn’t always what we’d call “paradise”. Safety issues in urban and rural areas, as well natural threats like the weather and insect-borne diseases, can make it a risky place to explore – especially if you’re not used to that sort of environment.            Continue reading

Music Video: Slingshot DrePaul – A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas

Music Video: Slingshot DrePaul – A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas

‘A Very Merry Guyanese Christmas’ captures the spirit of Christmas in Guyana.

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