Day 16: Hog Roast!

16.01.09: Up at 4am and on the minibus to Suriname. Thankfully paved roads all the way, and even a nice new shiny bridge over the river meant that we got there in double quick time. The guy driving, Champ, was such a top bloke - he seemed to know absolutely everyone in the country and had smiles and waves for everyone. We arrived at Molston Creek around 9am and Champ had to lend me the money to get the speedboat across the river - I had underestimated the cost somewhat! But I made it over, was swarmed by taxi drivers on the other side - trying to explain to them that I was just stepping foot in Suriname and that I intended to go back straight away was a bit lost on them. But there you go - every nation in South America in just under…

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