Hotel Phoenicia Suite and Lounge
Travel Blogs from Paramaribo
... Breaking the roof-line on the riverside were three dormers; each no doubt providing a commanding view of the river.
I found it interesting that the music being played over their sound system was quite heavy with Rock and Roll selections from the 1950s; enjoyable, but somewhat out of place.
I opted for the shrimp in Creole sauce. The server brought it quickly. The vegetable served with it were thin, ...
... 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 ...
... 16:00, she said she was unable to check me in for the flight. The next best thing was to book me on a 07:30 flight the next day. I asked her to go ahead and do that. She did so and then asked me for $151 US to buy the ticket. I suggested she could just use the funding from the ticket for the Friday flight. She said that ticket had been forfeited because I missed the flight. So, I asked if she would take a credit card. She could not. I ...
... have assured us that this is rather typical for nicer houses in areas south of the United States.
Rereading this entry, it may appear that Suriname has more negatives than positives. This does not seem to be the case according to the Cosgroves who feel it is a wonderful, warm, and friendly country. We will continue to learn more about life in Suriname as the year goes on.
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... produces this sweet smelling Good Knight that is a sickly green color I can't even describe. Pistachio pudding...that is the color now that I think about it. The label shows a mother tenderly holding her sleeping baby and all is supposed to be good by slathering the **** on. If this stuff doesn't give me a rash or cancer I will be amazed. So far an hour into it, I haven't been bitten for the first time in a while so I am close to ...
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