Clarion Hotel & Suites Curacao
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... timing on that was perfect, as we came off the Queen Emma Swinging bridge on our way back, the bells started going off, and the bridge started to swing. It opens up to allow boat traffic to enter or exit into the bay. Had we been even 1 minute later, we'd have been held on the bridge, and had to ride the swing out.... instead of just observe it. ...
... again so we bought our little bottle of curaçao sand, and a little pressies for Alex. and then i needed another shower (3rd of the day!)
That evening we attended the acrobat show in the theatre, dinner in 'seven seas' and some casino action with Larrys ***** tips. we came away $250 up so celebrated with a drink, a crepe and the hot tub. before heading to bed for aftersun and to read the daily for tomorrows sea day!
... to walk. The town has many of the stores you would expect in any big town.
I managed to buy mums Xmas present here and am very pleased with it. Today, it was my turn to have a calamity. I twisted my knee as we left the ship and it hurt a LOT. Still hurting now.... The picture is a view from the bar we are currently sitting in. Christmas trees and palm trees lol.
Last night was the first formal night and, true ...
... to a shore excursion, in the eyes of the typical passenger. A snorkel trip, a driving tour around island, a stop at a rum factory, some duty-free shopping, and perhaps a dolphin encounter ... that's nearly all that a ten-hour whirlwind cruise ship stop allows you to do, and it ends up giving Caribbean ports a very uniform, and perhaps even mundane, feel to them.
Perhaps it's because cruise ship season has yet ...
... of an increasing focus on tourism and attracting foreign investment can be witnessed in action in the waterfront district of Pietermaai.
Strolling around Pietermaai tonight, everywhere we looked we saw rapid gentrification, with an influx of boutique hotels and fancy restaurants, with fancy prices on par with any fine dining you would find in Calgary. It's quite the striking contrast, with upscale renovations ...