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  • Sarakreek airstrip
    Sarakreek airstrip "terminal"
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  • Gold mining near Sarakreek (1)
    Gold mining near Sarakreek (1)
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  • Gold mining near Sarakreek (2)
    Gold mining near Sarakreek (2)
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    Gold mining at Sarakreek

    by theo1006 Written May 1, 2013

    When flying to Dritabiki for our Marowijne trip, our plane landed for a few minutes at Sarakreek. They had to deliver something, passengers remaining on board.
    Sarakreek is a gold mining concession south of the Brokopondo barrier lake. We just want to show the scars in the landscape that are caused by this gold mining - not to speak of the pollution with mercury.

    Sarakreek airstrip Gold mining near Sarakreek (1) Gold mining near Sarakreek (2)
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    • Jungle and Rain Forest
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Roadside picnic

    by grets Written Oct 22, 2004

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    The journey to Brownsberg was broken up by a roadside picnic, where drinks and sandwiches were provided. We couldn't understand the need to eat sandwiched mid-morning, having not long since had breakfast, and lunch would be provided on arrival at Brownsberg.

    We were jolly glad we did though, as lunch didn't materialise until 4pm! A group of Dutch people on a day trip to Brownsberg were using the kitchen facilities, which meant we had to wait until they were finished!

    Roadside picnic
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    • National/State Park
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Road Trip

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