The Javanese are anethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Java. At approximately 100 million people (as of 2011), they form the largest ethnic group in Indonesia. They are predominantly located in the central to eastern parts of the island. There are also significant numbers of people of Javanese descent in most Provinces of Indonesia, Malaysia, Suriname and the Netherlands. – Wikipedia  Photographs circa 1930s, found on We Dream in Color

Javanese woman, The Javanese are an ethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Java.

Singapore. Bilimbi  This rare exotic fruit is very popular in Thailand, Malaya and Singapore. In India, where it is usually found in gardens, the bilimbi has gone wild in the warmest regions of the country. Outside native habitat, Bilimbi is a hard to find plant, very few growers produce them, though it is not hard to cultivate. It is closely related to the carambola but is quite different in appearance, manner of fruiting, flavor & uses.

Bilimbi This rare exotic fruit is very popular in Thailand, Malaya and Singapore. In India, where it is usually found in gardens, the bilimbi has gone wild in the warmest regions of the country.

Pitangas Suriname Cherry,  I grew up in Suriname.  I ate these by the thousands as a child.

Pitanga, Suriname Cherry, Brazilian Cherry (Eugenia uniflora) Native to tropical South America's east coast.

Keneps!!

Quenepas, one of the best sweet foods to eat when in Puerto Rico!

Red Mango's in Suriname

mango tree heavy with fruit.Merritt Island has many mango groves with roadside stands!

dr sophie redmond  eerste zwarte vrouw als arts en filosofe1928

dr sophie redmond eerste zwarte vrouw als arts en filosofe

Great novel set in the colonial period of Suriname

'Hoe duur was de suiker?' Great novel set in the colonial period of Suriname- Cynthia McLeod

Brazilian cherry

Have You Tried These Tropical Fruits? Add Something New to Your Plate!

Have You Tried These Tropical Fruits?

Kwattaweg, nabij de hoek van Idsingastraat. Foto van Misi Dees op FB

Kwattaweg, nabij de hoek van Idsingastraat. Foto van Misi Dees op FB

De Decembermoorden slachtoffers. Dubbelklik voor meer info.

De Decembermoorden slachtoffers. Dubbelklik voor meer info.

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