World Borders: How to Get From Guyana to Suriname (Ferry from Moleson Creek to South Drain)

Having recently written some chapters for the book on crossing world borders in South America, I thought I’d get a few more published on here. I’ve now visited Suriname three times and have already shared my advice on getting a Suriname Visa in Caracas and getting a Suriname Visa in Cayenne. You can also get Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Guyana to Suriname (Ferry from Moleson Creek to South Drain)[…]

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and 2013. This year I started off in Iraq on New Year’s Day and I have Read more about Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Suriname to Guyana (Ferry from South Drain to Moleson Creek)

I finally completed my “hat-trick of the Guyanas” by visiting Guyana itself – the former British colony once known as British Guyana, now simply Guyana. I crossed to all the Guyanas overland and have previously shared my advice on getting from Brazil to French Guyana and from French Guyana to Suriname. Time to keep the Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Suriname to Guyana (Ferry from South Drain to Moleson Creek)[…]

How to Get a Suriname Visa in Cayenne, French Guyana

This one felt good, I won’t deny that. The reason being that in 2011 it was a big hassle and stress the first time I got my Suriname Visa, I wrote about that before in the Suriname Visa struggle post and the aftermath that explains how to get a Suriname Visa in Caracas, Venezuela. I Read more about How to Get a Suriname Visa in Cayenne, French Guyana[…]

Doing A Sugar Cane Trail in Suriname

“that sugar cane that tasted good. That’s who you are. That’s what you could.” – Michael Stipe, R.E.M. 2001 The former Dutch colony of Suriname is famous for its sugar cane plantations. These days though it’s a thing of the past. The glory days of sugar cane plantations may have gone here in Suriname, but Read more about Doing A Sugar Cane Trail in Suriname[…]

Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname

I love the accommodation diversity that travel brings. Especially recently while backpacking in northern Brazil and “The Guyanas”. Having spent nights in jeeps, airports, night buses, good hostels and bad hostels, we found pure luxury and relaxation at an apartment complex run by Etienne’s Unique (EU) Apartments in Paramaribo in Suriname. Having crossed the border Read more about Staying at Fajalobi, Etienne’s Unique: Our Own Apartment in Paramaribo, Suriname[…]

Staying in the Best Guesthouse in Suriname! Guesthouse Amice in Paramaribo!

It was a sentimental and delightful experience for me to return to Paramaribo in Suriname in June this year. I had first visited Suriname as a backpacker in January 2011, choosing the luxury and comfort of Guesthouse Amice instead of a dingy hammock or tent with mosquitos everywhere. I made a life changing choice. Guesthouse Amice Read more about Staying in the Best Guesthouse in Suriname! Guesthouse Amice in Paramaribo![…]

World Borders: How to Get From French Guyana to Suriname (St. Laurent du Maroni to Albina)

In my ongoing series of world borders, I aim to make things easier for you all to cross into new countries. Having arrived into French Guyana from Brazil on the east, it was time to leave the country on the far west. During our time in French Guyana we had managed to see St. Georges Read more about World Borders: How to Get From French Guyana to Suriname (St. Laurent du Maroni to Albina)[…]

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