Adventure, Guyana

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Coordinates: 07°05′N58°29′W / 7.083°N 58.483°W / 7.083; -58.483

Adventure
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Adventure
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 7°05′N58°25′W / 7.083°N 58.417°W / 7.083; -58.417
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Pomeroon-Supenaam
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total1,334

Adventure is a village located in the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region of Guyana, on the Atlantic coast, at sea level, 1 mile south of Onderneeming.

Region 5 and 6 both also have villages called 'Adventure' in the 2012 census.

It is a riverine settlement at the mouth of the Essequibo River, and was linked to Wakenaam and Parika by the terminal of ferry service. [2] It is connected by road to the West Coast of Demerara, and to the city of Georgetown via the Demerara Harbour Bridge. It had a night spot, bar and hotel for passengers until the closure of the stelling and opening of a new stelling in Supenaam in 2011. [3]

Adventure has a nursery school, mosque, a temple and a supermarket. For primary school, student attend in neighboring villages such as Onderneeming or Suddie. [4]

The community is referenced in Gerald Durrell's book, Three Singles to Adventure. [5]

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. "River transport". Stabroek News. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  3. "Supenaam stelling begins operation today". Stabroek News. 2011-03-26. Retrieved 2021-01-13.
  4. "Adventure". Stabroek News. 2016-07-03. Retrieved 2021-01-13.
  5. "Three Singles to Adventure". Good Reads. Retrieved 16 August 2020.