Suriname Tourist Traps
In general have good experiences with Surinam taxi's, because I was always making deals in advanced. ALWAYS ask for the price before going into a taxi.Even if you call a taxi central, hese drivers can also set you off!There are many streetcabs in Paramaribo, but I think it's best to call a taxi central.It's okay to make deals with street cabs, but...more
Oh yes, there are regular toilets. But most people still prefer the outhouse and a water hose.This is what I wrote in 2003.July 2007 I added:Two commentators on my page Avarice and carolietje seem to have especially become members to comment on my tip here (as I can see no other activity on VT on their part).Anyway, I suppose things have changed...more
Another way for the country to make money out of (rich) visitors, is the Tourist Visa. A visa are required by all, except for citizens of Caricom countries and of Brazil, Chili, Costa Rica, Gambia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands Antilles, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Switzerland. For those of you who live in the UK, the...more
Personally, I feel that ALL of the so called EcoTours are totally overpriced. There is little that they do that you cannot arrange yourself for less than half or more of what they charge.Hire one of these guys instead. As always, get to know the locals. People have just gotten too lazy, and there's a lot of that reflected on VT by the droves of...more
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