Crossing Suriname or the story of an illegal immigrant May 17th 2011 So here is the exciting story you've all been waiting for... The title gives it away a bit...
It all starts on my first day in Georgetown.
In fact, it started months earlier, when I'd e-mailed the Suriname embassy about getting a visa (the only country in Latin America I needed one for) and had received a reply saying I just needed to turn up at the embassy in Georgetown and they would d ... read more
South America » Suriname Independence from the Netherlands was granted in 1975. Five years later the civilian government was replaced by a military regime that soon declared a socialist republic. It continued to rule through a succession of nominally civilian administrations... ... read more
I'm going travelling around Central and South America for 6 months. I am hoping to keep this blog updated regularly for my friends and family to know what I'm up to and also maybe help in some way other people thinking of going on a similar adventure. But mainly, I think I will write it for myself, so that I can go back to read it a few months later and remind myself of the good, bad and indifferent!... full info