Category Archives: Suriname

Suriname!

Hello everyone, it has been a while since I wrote a blog! Some of you knew already, last October I won a return ticket of Insel Air. They organized a photo-competition on Facebook. I had a choice from each and every destination they fly to. Obviously I wasn’t going to choose a nearby destination. I…

Suriname’s Culture

Suriname has a wide range of cultures ethnicities. About 90 percent of the population of Suriname have ancestors who are from a different country than Suriname. Amerindians, Brazilians, Chinese, East-Indians, Europeans, Javanese, Levantines and so many more make Suriname the colorful country that is.  Suriname is a multiethnic, multicultural, multilingual, and multi-religious country and is…

Suriname’s cuisine

Suriname is known for its multicultural cuisine. Surinamese cuisine is extensive, since the population of Suriname came from many countries. Surinamese cuisine is a combination of many exotic cuisines including East Indian, African, Javanese (Indonesia), Chinese, Dutch, Jewish, Portuguese, and Amerindian cuisines.  Some of the best known dishes are: Roti, Pom, Chicken with rice and…

Suriname’s History

Suriname is known to be a multi-cultural country and rich of many ethnicities, religions and languages.  The official language is Dutch but there are twenty languages spoken in Suriname. After Dutch, the most common language is the Sranantongo, which developed at the plantations, where it was spoken between masters and slaves.  You may start to…

Suriname Wildlife

Suriname is known for its impressive rainforest, exotic plants and animals and large rivers in the southern part of the country. Driving three hours from Paramaribo, you can already find yourself in Amazonian Wildlife of Suriname. The magnificent Amazon rainforest with its boisterous rivers, magnificent waterfalls, flora and wild life, is not yet discovered by…