MAGAZINE N° 16
Waka boeng mi Mati! Until we meet again!
Popular Places wouldn’t be Popular Places if it wasn’t because of your stunning pictures! You will be deeply missed, but I know you’re in good hands now and you finally found peace.
Goodbyes are not forever.
Goodbyes are not the end.
They simply mean I’ll miss you deeply.
Until we meet again my dear friend!
My deepest condolences go out to his wife Hilleen & daughter Joena Neles. We’ve lost a dear friend during the preparation of this edition. Therefore we skipped the Editorial to announce our great loss.
15 may 1969 - 26 november 2018
May his soul rest in Peace
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FROM OUR BLOG
It’s time for another Lobster Fest at the Courtyard! After several successful Lobster Fest events, Courtyard Marriott Paramaribo is bringing you a special Keti Koti Edition Lobster Fest on Saturday June 30th at Meat Us Restaurant. Guests can enjoy a whole maine lobster, grilled in delicious Surinamese spices, including a fusion Surinamese appetizer and dessert. … Read More
The Airport Courtesy Service is a great solution for those who want to arrive in Suriname without worries. The service will let you start your journey peaceful and relaxed. Upon your arrival you will be welcomed by a personal assistant who helps you with the quick handling of all customs formalities –all with priority relative … Read More
On the banks of the Suriname River, south of the Afobakadam, about 170 km from Paramaribo lies the village of Goejaba. The village can only be reached by boat and counts about 5000 inhabitants. Just across the village, on a stretch of land of about 7 hectares (17 acres), is a jatropha plantation. Villagers extract … Read More
The beauty of Suriname is you can easily get away from the busyness of the city by getting on a bus and travelling to nearby districts, for instance Marowijne. It is July. This is the month that the sea turtles travel 1,000 kilometers to their place of birth to lay their eggs. These sea turtles … Read More
Sail into Suriname with your own yacht and you’ll likely end up at Marina Resort Waterland. Suriname’s only full fledged Marina is located some 30 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suriname river. In this lovely fresh water paradise in one of Suriname’s historically rich districts namely Para we find Waterland Marina and Resort … Read More
Cozy comfort with a modern Caribbean vibe in the Centre of Paramaribo Located in the heart of Paramaribo, Spanhoek Boutique Hotel provides an amazing and unique combination of an energetic yet comfortable and serene environment. This lovely hotel offers a handy and strategic location, a stone’s throw away from several clothing stores, casino’s, bars, clubs, … Read More
A wonderfully complete 9-day canoe trip for all ages across the Brokopondo reservoir in Suriname! Step into the world of tropical rainforests with the people behind NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL’s first documentary. Enjoy nature in its purest form, and take up the challenge of dense rainforests, beautiful rivers and the fascinating Brokopondo reservoir. Because a dam … Read More
Red Howler Monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) are medium sized, slow moving monkeys. Their habitat is found in primary and secondary forests. They are often seen in groups consisting of 4 – 9 members. Red Howler Monkeys are social and terrestrial mammals, who are spending most of the day foraging. They are folivorous mammals, meaning that they … Read More