Central Lakes College sociology instructor Gary Payne and Pine River-Backus High School instructor Mary Rosenberg will present "Guyana: Harsh Paradise" at noon Thursday in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus.
Admission to the Cultural Thursday event is free.
The couple returned from Guyana in mid-March. Their journey began in the Guyana Amazon to see villages and the world's highest waterfall. They traveled the streets of old Georgetown.
This photograph of a Guyana native was taken by Gary Payne on his recent visit to the country.
Guyana is among the least-visited nations in South America, said Payne.
"But the unparalleled ethnic diversity that slave recruitment brought to this nation from Africa, India, Pakistan, China and elsewhere makes it one of the most interesting places on the planet," he said.
Its vast, pristine forests make it one of the last refuges for wildlife.
For more information, call Jan Kurtz at 855-8183.
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