Tourists can also bring a different dimension to a scene
Between February and August, four species of sea turtle – the leatherback, green, Atlantic hawksbill and Olive Ridley – come to the deserted beaches of Matapica National Park in Suriname to lay their eggs.
Going from silence to gunshots in Kumalu
Accompanied by Frank, my traveling companion, I visit Kumalu, a jungle resort on a tiny island on the Pikin Rio in Suriname, a paradigm of ecological tourism.
My first taste of Suriname's native cuisine
“Is there anything to do in Paramaribo on a Sunday?” I ask Frank, while flying in from the jungle of Suriname with him. “Yes”, he says without hesitation. “My mother’s a great cook; consider yourself invited.”