Travel Blogs from Netherlands Antilles

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Land Ho !, St Maartin, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Land Ho !

A travel blog entry by kevmoley

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After nearly three straight days at sea, we made our first port of call. We were the 2nd of four ships to arrive in St. Maartin. The other three ships were Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Sea's, on a nine night Eastern Caribbean cruise out of New ...

In the Caribbean, man!, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

In the Caribbean, man!

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

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... , and is the smallest piece of land which is shared by two nations. The Netherlands are responsible for one half, Netherlands Antilles, and France for the other half, Guadaloupe. The rest of both the Netherlands Antilles and Guadaloupe are located rather ...

A good start in the Caribbean, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

A good start in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Thought I should quickly confirm that I am doing well and having a good time, just don't find time to write... More coming soon :-) ...

Norm! (Not Norman, just Norm!), Windwardside, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Norm! (Not Norman, just Norm!)

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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So, it's been a while but I moved on from St. Maarten, the Vegas of the Caribbean, to Saba... the not Vegas of the Caribbean. Not sure that my discription of this place will do it justice but I'll give it a try. But first back to St. ...

and the camera went away, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

and the camera went away

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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And the camera went away                            march 6, 2010 ...

Driving the Island, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Driving the Island

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        Our last day in Bonaire.  We can't dive today since we leave tomorrow morning at 7 a.m.  So we sleep in late (around 8 a.m. is all) and head for breakfast and enviously watch the divers getting ready to ...

Beginning the second Caribbean trip, St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Beginning the second Caribbean trip

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

We hit St Maarten, which became our base of operations again. It was during this time here i was fully introduced to the entire Ogier clan - Tahra, Paige, Guy, Greg & the Smiths: Sascha, Chris, Skyla, Rourke & Layla, of course, in their cruising ...

Last hop, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Last hop

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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What happened to my lucky travelling? Flight from Jamaica was delayed, so thought I might miss my connection from Curacao to Bonaire, but this was not the problem, that second flight got delayed too, then cancelled, had to take the next one in three ...

Aanvaring op St. Maarten!, Oranjestad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Aanvaring op St. Maarten!

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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Aanvaring op St. Maarten   We hebben moeite om St. Eustatius, waar we het zo naar onze zin hebben gehad, te verlaten. Met een brok in de keel sleuren we het hekanker omhoog en bevrijden we ons van de mooring. Dan hijsen we de zeilen en maken we ...

And finally some kitesurfing, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

And finally some kitesurfing

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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First day I learned the steering on a little kite, all the theory, the handling and preparation of the material, but when we went into the water, there was again not enough wind. Second day finally the wind came back! Did a lot of bodydragging, I am very ...

The bridge that drives away, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

The bridge that drives away

A travel blog entry by carolandglenns

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Willemstadt Curacao  We enjoyed this place it was very pretty, colourful and Dutch, the locals are multilingual and very much a cosmopolitan mix of colours and cultures. Again we walked off the ship and around the capital city, people ...

Huisje bouwen?!, Oranjestad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Huisje bouwen?!

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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Zullen we hier maar een huis bouwen?   Het is al lang donker als we arriveren op St. Eustatius, daarom zien we pas de volgende de kale, grijze rotswand boven ons opdoemen. We kijken wat teleurgesteld om ons heen: olietankers, een steiger met wat ...

Donkey Sanctuary, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Donkey Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

        Our last visit while driving around Bonaire was the donkey Sanctuary.  it is on a dirt road at the end of the airport.  Their sign says, as you drive into the sanctuary, that there are over 300 ...

A Diver's Paradise, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

A Diver's Paradise

A travel blog entry by shirgil

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It can't go wrong when the first thing you see when you land in Bonaire is its very pink "Flamingo International Airport". The second thing you see as you enter the city Kralendijk (if you can call five streets a city), is the huge amount on ...

Netjer crew in Nederland!, Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Netjer crew in Nederland!

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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Netjer crew in Nederland!   We staan een beetje onwennig op de supermoderne luchthaven van St. Maarten. Bijna twee jaar zijn we nu onderweg en nu staan we op het punt om in minder dan een dag dezelfde afstand af te leggen als we met behulp van de ...

Last stop, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Last stop

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Relaxing last stop on Bonaire, not a lot of adventures, rented a scooter and drove around the little island and took some pictures. ...

Bonaire, the Paradise Island, Kralendijk, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Bonaire, the Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by govividtravel

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   One of the best islands of the Caribbean, Bonaire is a unique destination for those who seek relaxation, water sports, snorkeling and are eager to discover a rich Caribbean culture.    We have been to most of the Caribbean Islands ...

Curacao, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Curacao

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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I stayed for five nights on Curacao, sleeping on the floor of a friend of mine. We had gotten our Scuba Instructor certifications on Utila at about the same time, and he had been working there for the last three years. I island has a lot of people on ...

Curacao – 19 January 2013, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Curacao – 19 January 2013

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr

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Curacao – 19 January 2013 Well we have arrived at our last port in the Caribbean and my is it hot – 86o . We have walked round the town and across a swing bridge to the main part.  It is an exceedingly pretty area but after walking ...

Bonaire, Kralendijk, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Bonaire

A travel blog entry by bgibson

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It turns out that I had another friend from Utila living on Bonaire, that I only found out about once I got to Curacao. So I jumped over there and stayed on his couch for three days. Bonaire has only about 14,000 people on it, and is much drier. ...

Thoughts and Observations, The Atlantic Ocean, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Thoughts and Observations

A travel blog entry by bambi

The day started off as usual -we were getting so much used to being at sea, that the excitement about waking up and seeing nothing but ocean was turning into an everyday routine... Yeah right, we still get a kick out of meeting new people and making ...

The beautiful little island, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

The beautiful little island

A travel blog entry by chahan

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At the airport of Bogota, before they give my ticket to Curazao, they want me to show them an outgoing ticket... which I haven’t yet bought. I told them I have one, but not the confirmation yet.... they told me I have to print it... So I had to ...

Duiken op Statia en slecht nieuws op Saba, Oranjestad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Duiken op Statia en slecht nieuws op Saba

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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Duiken op Statia en slecht nieuws op Saba   Na al die weken op het drukke St. Maarten verlangen we terug naar de rust die heerst op Statia. We ervaren weer de rust die van het eiland uitgaat, maar de 10 dagen die we er dit keer doorbrengen zijn ...

Christmas and more in Curacao, Spanish Waters, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Christmas and more in Curacao

A travel blog entry by jusnow

Spanish Waters, our anchorage in Curacao, became our home base for many weeks.  We enjoyed the international ambience with sailors from all over the world.  Our friends, the Dariens, joined us for two weeks.  We had our sail mended, too. ...

and the iguana, he say, Nyah, Nyah, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

and the iguana, he say, Nyah, Nyah

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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And the Iguana, he say, Nyah, Nyah                                     March 7, ...

Let the games begin!..., Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Let the games begin!...

A travel blog entry by mfabrizi

... proper begins so jumped at the chance of a stopover offered by KLM on their flights to and from Quito & Lima in the Netherlands Antilles off the coast of Venezuela. Seemed to be just about the only stopover available en route to South America from Europe ...

Sort of Solid Ground, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Sort of Solid Ground

A travel blog entry by bambi

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This was a day I had really longed for. I have never been anywhere near the Caribbean before, so I was really excited. And we were kind of desperate to set foot on solid ground again after all these days at sea! For the first (and only ) time on ...

island living, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

island living

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... ;       Bonaire is part of the ABC islands, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao which form the Netherland Antilles.  They sit very close to Venezuela.  Of the three, Bonaire is the smallest both in size and ...

Back home in Amsterdam or in Curacao again, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Back home in Amsterdam or in Curacao again

A travel blog entry by swedengrouptrip

Some persons take a flight back home to Amsterdam (or somewhere else) some other continue back home to Curacao. Flight Curacao - Amsterdam - Stockholm - Amsterdam - Curacao is not included in the package. Just convo me for more info.  ...

Some of  us  fly from Curacao to  Gothenburg, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Some of us fly from Curacao to Gothenburg

A travel blog entry by swedengrouptrip

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Some of us start our trip in Curacao. Our Flight:  Curacao - Amsterdam - Gothenburg - Kiruna - Stockholm - Amsterdam - Curacao Flight  from your home destination and back is not included in the package. Flight  Gothenburg - Kiruna - ...

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