Best Western Elegance Hotel

Fred Derbeystraat 65, Paramaribo, Suriname | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Paramaribo

Last Time in Paramaribo??

A travel blog entry by tlvice

... minutes late taking off. We taxied to the south end of the single runway and turned around. There was another plane ahead, which had just lifted off. We had to wait for a minute or two to let that plane clear the area. When it was our turn, the pilot gently moved the throttle forward on the single-engine Cessna Caravan. We lifted off at 75 knots (about 86 miles per hour) on a heading of 330. At about 250 feet in altitude, we turned right to a heading of ...

Piranha attack at Overbridge

A travel blog entry by fraux91

7

... Piranha.

Well, that happens quite often in Suriname, but at a resort??? After that moment we were not all too keen to go swimming anymore. We didn't see how the girls injury looked. It was a young girl who had been bitten (most probably in her foot somewhere).

A lady at our office also has half a second toe. The other half had been eaten by a piranha, and also part of her bigger toe had been harvested.
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Commewijne District

A travel blog entry by fraux91

8

... diverse, all preparing for a long hot day ahead.

As i turned around to head back to the house for some breakfast I saw my first Toucan. Beautiful creature- always wanted to see one, wow! (see pics)

The cultures we saw were mainly Javan, the nature we saw can best be described in the pictures, and the results we got were positive- the people respect and enjoy the manatees, and miss them if they appear less than in the past. ...

Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by tlvice

48

... four or five inches wide. He then made several crosscuts. That resulted in a flat piece of dough four or five inches long by one inch wide. He placed one on top of the other and creased them lengthwise down the middle with a small piece of bamboo. The final process was pulling them until they were 15 or 16 inches long. Once they were the right length they were laid gently in a large pot of hot oil.

The finished products ...

Unexpected opportunity

A travel blog entry by holident

... us up. Packing a small bag we headed through customs & onto a small passenger boat to take us to the other side. Clearing customs the other side we hopped into a taxi & zoomed off at 120km/hour to Paramaribo. Arriving a couple of hours later we took our gear in search of money, toilets & lunch. Walking around town it had a very different feel to the rest of South America; it has a very large Dutch influence & many wooden ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Fred Derbeystraat 65, Paramaribo, is near Fort Zeelandia, Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard), Palmentuin, and Independence Square (Onafhankelijksplein).
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