The national indoor sport is dominoes. There are sports clubs for cricket, tennis, football, rugby, hockey, riding, swimming, cycling, athletics, badminton, volley ball, netball, snooker, pool, golf, boxing, ballroom dancing and rifle shooting. At Easter there are kite flying competitions. The Guyanese enjoy songbird (finch) contests, called ‘rackling’, or ‘racing’.
Suriname - Berbice Resorts
Dubalay Ranch, a working ranch on the Berbice River, 147 kilometres from the river mouth, has forest, savanna and swamp habitats, with some 300 bird species, deer, large cats, water buffalo and Dutch colonial remains (eg graves, bottles). Activities include boat trips, riding, birdwatching, fishing, custom-made packages, or just relaxing. Small parties preferred; advance booking essential. Contact Shell Beach Adventures, (see address under Tours and tour operators in Tourist Information). Lu-lu’s Wilderness Resort, on the Berbice savannas, T66208.
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Guyana, on the northeast coast of South America, may be the Caribbean's last frontier. It's a fascinating wild land, full of jungles,...
North American Airlines.
Cheddi Jagan International...
Bank of Boroda.
Bank of Nova Scotia.
Citizens Bank of Jamaica.
Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry Ltd.
Guyana, 83,000 sq mls in area, is located on the northeast shoulder of the South American continent. There are 3 distinct areas-...
Restaurants available-Local. International. Chinese. Indian. Dress code is casual, though long pants are preferred in the evenings....
Guyana has an area of 215,084 square kilometres, nearly the size of Britain, but only about 2.5 percent (or 537,710 hectacres) is...
Although hot, the climate is not unhealthy. Mean shade temperature throughout the year is 27°C; the mean maximum is about 31°C and...