1. A tethered cow looks out at some rice fields in Essequibo, Guyana. (Photo: A. Smith)

     
  2. Salat-al-Janazah (the Islamic funeral prayer) and other burial rites are made under a mango tree at a traditional Muslim funeral for a former primary school headmaster in Bath Settlement, Berbice.

    Guyana

     
  3. Family and friends gather for a Quran Shareef reading in Bath settlement, Berbice.  

    Guyana

     
  4. Muslim women listen to the teachings of Islamic elders after a dua’a (call upon Allah) recitation.

    Guyana

     
  5. Nowadays a small pack of peanuts, produced in the remote Rupununi, sells for GY$100.00. 

    Guyana

     
  6. The end of the day ushers in the last customer before closing time at a market stall in Port Kaituma. 

    Guyana

     
  7. Fresh local produce on display in the Port Kaituma market.

    Port Kaituma, Guyana

     
  8. Bob Marley’s likeness gazes out from a large towel among pants, belts and other garments in a local market.

    Guyana 

     

  9. "Cultural things formed in the Caribbean — reggae, soca, calypso, the steelpan, overbearing Guyanese families, a tendency for Sunday to remain Sunday — ought to be protected and treasured, even as oil wealth and high-speed internet connections promise to broaden the gap between the Caribbean’s folk temperament and the thrills of modernization."
     
  10. Street photography in downtown Georgetown, Guyana

    Photographs courtesy of Kirth Bobb (http://kbobbphotography.com)

     
  11. Coconut trees tower in a ‘country’ backyard in Bath settlement, Berbice.

    Guyana

     
  12. Pollen dusts the petals of a grand hibiscus flower.

    Guyana

     

  13. "When bird does fly too far, he does miss he nest
    (Don’t get too ahead of yourself or trouble goh come)"
    — Old Guyanese Parable (via de-swanky-dougla)
     
  14. A young lizard makes its way down the stem of an Indian Rubber (Ficus elastica) plant.

    Guyana

     
  15. One hundred Guyana dollar note, the equivalent of about US$0.50.

    Photograph by Olivia Rose

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