Category: Places

Aishalton & The Mysterious Petroglyphs

Aishalton is an Amerindian village that is situated in the Rupununi savannah of southern Guyana, in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region (Region 9) of the country. It is the administrative centre for the southern sub-district of Region 9. In 2002, an official census recorded a population of 1,063 people in Aishalton, making it the second…

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ISKCON of Guyana Hare Krishna Study Centre

The Temple [was] officially opened on July 11, 2016, commemorating with the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON. On July 11, 1966, Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada officially registered his ISKCON in New York. At the time, he had one small storefront on New York’s Lower East-Side, and a handful of students. Today, there are nearly four hundred…

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The Seven Ponds – Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana

The 1969 Seven Ponds on the south of the central avenue in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana is the final resting place of Sir David Rose, the first Guyanese Governor General, celebrated Guyanese poet Martin Carter and former president Hugh Desmond Hoyte (1985 to 1992). Entombed in the nearby Mausoleum is Guyana’s first Executive President,…

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