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Introducing Georgetown

Although the glory days may be over, Georgetown's easy-to-navigate streets, dilapidated architecture and unkempt parks offer a laid-back feel amid real-life chaos. Seeking out the city's riches – historic monuments, a thriving intellectual scene and fabulous restaurants – behind its hard-boiled exterior is part of the adventure.

In 2007 Georgetown hosted the semifinals of the Cricket World Cup, an event that dramatically changed the tourist infrastructure of the country by introducing new hotels, sport facilities, and organizations and companies catering to tourists. Tourists are still very few, but these facilities are busy thanks to mining and NGO workers going to and from the city.