Suriname was a Dutch colony, which perhaps explains the presence of a large number of Surinamese people in Holland (around 300,000). This was the first time I had tried Surinamese cuisine. The food was scrumptious to say the least and the setting provided a unique experience. Highly recommended if you like to try exotic world food! Lots of Surinamis speak Hindi. Their ancestors were taken from Bihar.
A quick stop-over in Rotterdam proved to provide not much time at hand....but still managed to grab the best of the city (albeit the sad weather).
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