Easy-going, independent and
hospitable are only some of the words used by Leguan residents to describe
The MV Malali moored alongside the Leguan Ferry stelling during a
recent trip to the island. The ferry sails to the island on alternate
one of the few inhabited islands of the Essequibo, sits squarely in the mouth of
the river, a relatively short speedboat ride from Parika.
the population of the villages on the island has fallen in recent times, the
people who remain have been making the best of what life has to offer there