A tug pushes two barges filled with bauxite through the Commewijne river in Commewijne, Suriname. For more in this assignment visit: http://blog.kareldonk.com/aerial-photography-for-jp-knight/


South America's smallest country, Suriname is a warm, dense convergence of rivers that thumps with the lively rhythm of ethnic diversity. From Paramaribo, the country's effervescent Dutch-colonial capital, to the fathomless jungles of the interior, you'll get a genuine welcome to the country – whether from the descendants of escaped African slaves, Dutch and British colonialists, Indian, Indonesian and Chinese indentured laborers or indigenous Amerindians.


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