The beauty of a country:.. 2) SURINAME

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The beauty of a country:
2) SURINAME


In search of beautiful thematic pictures for you, I met a beautiful little country in South America (Area 163,270 km2, With a population of about 520,000 inhabitants), full of natural and human beauties. I present to you the images of Suriname; I hope you like them

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Mt Volzburg in Suriname (South America)

Author:  David Evers . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Lawa, river separating Suriname from Guyana

Author:  A. Jailloux . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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A market in the city Paramaribo, capital of Suriname

Author: M M from Switzerland . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Waterkant Paramaribo

Author: Forrestjunky . Source: commons.wikimedia.org


14110821309_ca0c5a2625_bPresidential Palace

The 18th century Presidential Palace faces Onafhankelijkheidsplein in Paramaribo. Dutch governors general ruled Dutch Guyana (Suriname) from here until independence in 1975.

14143139219_34418048c2_bThe Arya Dewaker Mandir

is the largest Hindu temple in Paramaribo, Suriname.

14147505138_94f46087c4_bZorg En Hoop Airport

near downtown Paramaribo is one of Suriname’s two international airports. On the right is the Jules Wijdenboschbrug across the Suriname River.

14159966508_5a0c4aa45e_bPeperpot in the Commewijne district opposite Paramaribo

is one of the oldest plantations in Suriname, dating from the 17th century. In 1998 the plantation became a nature park and the former manager’s residence on the right is now an office.

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Dutch colonial architecture is evident in the former administration building of the Marienburg Plantation sugar mill in Suriname’s Commewijne district. The mill closed in 1986.

14182346837_10e1e6fd8a_bFort Nieuw Amsterdam

In 1747 Fort Nieuw Amsterdam was built at the confluence of the Suriname and Commewijne rivers to protect nearby plantations. Today it’s an open air museum.

14406614971_37f9817cf1_bAnaula Nature Resort

Anaula Nature Resort lies on the Upper Suriname River near the center of Suriname.

14392136436_09042469f4_bMaroon Band Tranga Faja

The Maroon band Tranga Faja playing at Anaula Nature Resort on the upper Suriname River.

 

 

14295117845_98e80dff71_bThe Palmentuin

behind the Presidential Palace in Paramaribo, Suriname, dates back to 1685.

Author of 9 photos: David Stanley (thanks David). Source: flickr.com


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River of the Maroni

Author:  Patrick Wilhelm . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

2655715982_3f6b9fdb70_bHotel pool

2654885207_8c14874c23_bPolice HQ

Author of 2 photos: Oskari Kettunen. Source: flickr.com







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