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Nieuw Nickerie

"Welkom" to Nieuw Nickerie! This destination is a perfect option for intrepid types who want to venture away from the normal tourist path.

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Paramaribo, the country's capital, stands 130 miles east of Nieuw Nickerie.

Want to go on a day trip? Skeldon is located 13 miles to the southwest, while Nickerie District is 25 miles to the southeast.

Active visitors who would like to get outdoors can sign up for mountain biking and mountain climbing.

If you prefer to spend your time relaxing when you're on vacation, we've got some good news. All your troubles will melt away as you head out into the region to do some cycling and shore fishing.

Have a break from sightseeing and spend some time in the water swimming or canoeing.

If the weather forecast is making you want to stay indoors, go to the region's history museums and palaces.

Put on some comfortable clothes and make your way to one of the pleasant outdoor activities in Suriname. Its open-air museums, open-air exhibits, open-air markets and gardens are ready and waiting to be explored.

The ruins, old towns and fortresses of Suriname should have a place on every history enthusiast's agenda.

Venture to the region's cathedrals, mosques and temples and enjoy some moments of tranquil contemplation.

Often, a region's heart and soul can be discovered in its culinary arts.

Rice and plantains are a couple of popular ingredients that you'll find in many different guises.

Why don't you try pom (chicken) and pastei (creole style chicken pot pie)? These dishes are staples here.

Finish with a bang by sampling some bakbana (fried plantain with peanut sauce), a to-die-for dessert.

If you'd like a non-alcoholic drink, mauby (made from bark) is a possibility.

Learning the local language is the simplest way to break down cultural walls, so be sure to learn to say a handful of common Dutch phrases before you arrive. Lang niet gezien is how you say long time no see. Goeiemorgen (good morning) is good to practice as well.

Ready to say a final "Dag" to Nieuw Nickerie? Pick up some last-minute mementos with the last of your Surinamese dollars to ensure you always remember your terrific trip.

The nearest airport, Cheddi Jagan International Airport, is about 95 miles to the northwest.