many oppurtunities for travel, friendly people, good food
Quite poor, not very touristy (this is not a con at all!)
A fascitaing little-known destination.
If you got as far as the Hindu sanctuary Weg naar Zee, you may well go the other 2 km to the adjacent cremation site. Here the Hindu community cremates its deceased in the open air, and eventually scatters the ashes in the sea.Cremations take place almost daily. Your best chances to see one being executed are on weekdays, but when the need arises...more
Van Roseveltkade 20, Paramaribo 0000, Suriname
Good for: Solo
Close to the sea-shore north-west of Paramaribo city we came to see the largest statue collection of Hindu deities in Suriname. Several of these have been donated by rich families who want you to know that they did so.You do not need to be a Hindu believer to be allowed access to the site. Just take off your shoes when you enter a roofed area or...more
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