Diwali is the festival of lights, and each year Guyanese decorate their houses with hundreds of small votive like candles and sparklers. This picture is of myself and my neighbor during Diwali celebrations in 2010.
A fellow Volunteer and myself decided to have a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids in Guyana. We made the costumes, which included a pirate (pictured), a mouse, a cat, a bumblebee, a ladybug and a basketball player.
This photo was taken during my host Volunteer visit during pre-service training. I traveled into the interior to visit another Peace Corps Volunteer in a remote Amerindian village. This picture was taken after we completed teaching a session on...
Guests at Hindu weddings in Guyana enjoy a fest of seven different types of curries; they include pumpkin, potato, channa (chickpeas), callaloo, catahar, achar, and dhal all piled on top of white rice.