Nieuw Amsterdam, Suriname
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Since i will have the whole day for this trip ,I called up my COUCHSURFER friend (Cedric) to meet me up at 8am for the day trip so that he can catch up for his work at night. Its already 8:30am but i still cant hear for his broomfiets. Had a quick breakfast. and saw Annie packin up the "meriendas" and gatorade. 8:45am, heard the broomfiets coming. At last! Cedric arrived. Head to my truck and went straight to fill up for my gasoline.
Heard from CEDRIC that it will not really be a long drive to Commewnijne District.Nieuw Amsterdam is a coastal town situated near the mouth of the
While driving, i noticed that i can see mostly Javanese and EAST indians community.
When we reached the NV Mariënburg (former sugar refinery and plantation), we met Mr Tikkat ( a Surinamese born Javaneses descendant).He started to work to Marienburg since he was 16yrs old. He´s a very nice tour guide and knew every corners of the plantations.
See some of the pictures that we had for this day trip.