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Fresh Co Supermarket – Great Diamond

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Fresh Co Supermarket, located along the public road, is a very popular supermarket in Great Diamond Village East Bank Demerara, Guyana, South America. Right next to it is the Diamond Medical Center, and opposite is the GBTI and Republic Bank.

The photo above was taken around June 2019 by Patrick Carpen.

The Ice Cream Van

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The ice cream van has been a Guyanese culture for decades, if not centuries, and it still is! Almost every child who grew up in Guyana will have memories of the ice cream van. Slow, watch for children!

The photo above was taken around May 2019 by Patrick Carpen in Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara, Guyana, South America.

Hotel Glow – Kitty – Georgetown

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Hotel Glow is a great place to stay when traveling to Georgetown, Guyana, South America. It is located close to the Kitty Seawall so there is lots of breeze and a relaxing atmosphere.

Rooms start as low as 5000 Guyana dollars (25 USD).

To learn more about Hotel Glow in Kitty, as well as contact information, visit this page:

The photo above was taken around May 2019 by Patrick Carpen.

Demerara River Crossing

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Passengers disembark after crossing the Demerara River from the Stabroek Market Wharf to the Parika Stelling in Vreedenhoop, Guyana, South America.

The cost of crossing by boat from the Stabroek Wharf to Vreedenhoop stelling is 100 Guyana dollars per person. Many people who work in Georgetown choose to commute via boat across the river instead of bus over the Harbor Bridge.

The photo above was taken around May 2019 by Patrick Carpen.

Wings Over the Demerara

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Thousands of beautiful birds – some white and some red – nest in trees on the banks of the Demerara River in Guyana, South America. They leave early in the morning and return near dawn.

To see these birds, take a trip to the Demerara Harbour Bridge at dusk or towards dawn.

The photo above was taken around May 2019 by Patrick Carpen.