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Jul 22, 2018 - Joden savanne

I set the alarm for PM instead of AM but Kitty got us up on time. Down to a nice breakfast then pack for the day and meet our guide at 8:30. Day started off poorly as one of us had to stop at the ATM and I forgot my camera, so back to the hotel. Then to Independence square to watch the bird call contest, but it had been cancelled because it looked like rain. In Suriname the most popular pastime for men is bird keeping. They keep small song birds (some costing as much as $1000 or more) and have competitions as to whose bird chirps the most...

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