Travel Blogs from Netherlands Antilles

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Bonaire Baby!, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Bonaire Baby!

A travel blog entry by melinda2000

A very early morning departure following a very late night made for very little sleep before leaving New York for Bonaire. Needless to say, we didn't see much of the flight to Bonaire. My friend Timothy and I stayed at the Deep Blue Inn Bed and ...

Last flight of the Pelican, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Last flight of the Pelican

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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Last flight of the Pelican ...

Bon Bini!, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Bon Bini!

A travel blog entry by shirgil

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"BON bini", "BON dia", "BON noche", Shir's nickname for Gil's seems to be very catchy over here! People are extremely nice and everywhere we go smiles and bon-greetings await us. Maybe the kindness that surrounds us is because of the fact that we are ...

Statia, St. Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Statia

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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Hey Folks, It's Fi back for a quick blog post on my time on St Eustatias, or Statia as it's commonly known. As most of you know I've been planning to do this volunteer project since around December last year but held off in the hope of seeing baby ...

More kiting and snorkeling, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

More kiting and snorkeling

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

Brian blogs: So last week was pretty interesting here in Bonaire. It seems like we're really starting to gel with our 50cc Korean muscle scooter. Even thick gravel entrances are barely slowing us down now! Lately I've been gunning the scooter as Erika ...

C U R A C A O, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

C U R A C A O

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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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 ...

Kite launch scare and visit to Klein Bonaire, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Kite launch scare and visit to Klein Bonaire

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

Yesterday, I had a slight kite launch scare - not a full blown kitemare.  I was launching the 8 meter Air Rush DNA and I was overpowered.  The kite flew quickly up in the air and swung towards the water so quickly that it launched me across the ...

Curacao -- Island Tour & City Stroll, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Curacao -- Island Tour & City Stroll

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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We had an enjoyable but short visit to the Dutch island territory of Curacao today during our first port of call on our 11-night Azamara Journey cruise from Miami to Costa Rica. Mike and I went on a three-stop tour of western Curacao during our brief ...

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 :-) ...

Bonaire, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Bonaire

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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We berthed at Kralendijk, Bonaire, The Dutch Caribbean about 7.00 am. We didn't get off until about 10.00. We were going to do a ships’ tour to a beach club, but couldn’t handle a couple of busloads of boat people. So, we just wandered around ...

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 ...

So this is Saba, Saba , Netherlands Antilles travel blog

So this is Saba

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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So after a wonderful night mixing with the rich and famous, I bet they didn't really know who we were, had a leisurely breakfast before dinghying over to another racing catamaran called Cool Cat. Now isn't that just a brilliant name for a boat! And there ...

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 ...

Loving Bonaire - kiting, snorkeling & windsurfing, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Loving Bonaire - kiting, snorkeling & windsurfing

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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It's been a week since we arrived here in Bonaire and we are loving it. It's not hot here!!!!  We do have air conditioning in the bedrooms but it wouldn't be so bad without it either.  It's comfortable enough in the kitchen and living area ...

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 ...

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