Top Places to Visit in Suriname
Not many people know that there is a “Suriname” in South America. It is a very small country beside Guyana and French Guiana and nowhere near the size of Colombia or Venezuela. Sometimes, travelers from Brazil do a 2-3 day side trip to Suriname just to visit the landmarks and some tourist sites. Well, you will be at a loss if you don’t visit Suriname when you’re backpacking through South America. So here is a Suriname travel guide for you to interest you in visiting this tiny piece of jewel.
Julianatop is a peak located at Sipaliwini District in Suriname. It is the highest mountain in the entire country with a height of 4,199 feet or 1,280 meters. It is one of the places to visit in Suriname if you are into mountain trekking and climbing. The peak is part of the Wilhelmina Mountains or the Wilhelminagebergte, as the locals call it. The first people to climb the mountain (from Suriname) were Jim Healy, B. Sanches, G. Robles, K. Lieuw Kie Song, D. Buitenweg and Peter Spiller, from the US.