A glimpse in the daily life of Vietnamese construction workers in Suriname.

These Vietnamese (and a lot of Chinese) are part of the construction boom in Chinese supermarkets and other shops stimulated by China’s mission; worldwide economic expansion. Too often many of these huge Lego-like shops are built disturbingly close in and near residential areas. This is the result of a lack of planning by our government. On the one hand I don't condone this awful change of our architectural scenery, but on the other hand I admire their high work pace / work ethic and have a lot of respect for their very basic living conditions (e. g. sleeping on plywood . . . without a mattress)