The two regions in which the CIF projects will be implemented are: (i) Upper Suriname River
Basin, and (ii) Upper Marowijne-Tapanahony River Basins, both located in the Sipaliwini district.
Shot mostly in black and white, this body of work from 2013 documents the community and jungle flora of Pikin Slee, the second-largest village along the Upper Suriname River
I learned that 375 years agoin 1638a small band of Sephardic Jews whose families came originally from Portugal and Spain by way of Holland, Italy, and Recife, Brazil, set up camp on the banks of the Suriname River
30 miles south of where it spills into the Caribbean.
The Coast Guard will soon get its own base on the banks of the Suriname River
in Paramaribo, with posts at the borders with Guyana and French Guiana.
Pool contacted an ecotourism resort along the Suriname River
about two hours by car from the capital that owned a large tract of uninhabited forest--perfect sloth habitat.
Paramaribo is the primary multi-purpose port serving Suriname located on the Suriname River
, handling containers and roll on-roll off break-bulk cargoes for the country.
Up the Suriname River
, at Paramaribo, finding a suitable house took more than a month.
I arrived by bicycle at the Fredericksdorp Hotel early in the afternoon after taking a ferry from Paramaribo across the Suriname River
to a nearby landing site and pedaling the rest of the way.
Situated along the Suriname River
, this settlement, whose two cemeteries and synagogue ruins survive to this day, developed into an autonomous village known as Jodensavanne (Jews' Savannah).