Paramaribo Travel Blog› entry 8 of 35 › view all entries
January 16th, 2010 – by: IvanR
Paramaribo is very special place. I never in my life saw government offices located in a crumbling, half-destroyed buildings. Remains of dutch past, beautiful wooden architecture is getting rotten and falling apart, except one main street everything is in very bad condition. It seems that UN is trying with preservation of some buildings, good luck with that!
Despite bad condition of buildings, the place is still beautiful, people are very nice, food is excellent (especially Indian), Parbo beer was very good too.
This country is still popular for dutch tourists, with exception of one we met, all were from Netherlands. We only met one guy from USA, who was doing the trip from opposite direction. We had a beer together at the hostel bar and he warned us about staying in Guyana. According to him, we were going to most dangerous place he has ever seen, even worse than Miami :))) Well, I am very curious to see more dangerous place than Miami :)))
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