Howard Johnson Curacao Plaza Hotel & Casino
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... caught right in the middle of it and got drenched, but we soon dried off. We dodged in and out of this rain all day. Willemstad is quite a pretty town, featuring Dutch style architecture and a delightful pedestrian pontoon bridge that opens every so often to let boats past - it opened just after we crossed it and a number of people were stranded on it for a while. The shops were mainly a carbon copy of shops on other islands - jewellery ...
... toward the ship, and pointed to the last lifeboat. She tells them her cabin is behind the lifeboat, and when she walks out on her balcony all see can she is the lifeboat. Then she starts to complain that they call it an obstructed view cabin. Well duh? Ever think to look at a deck plan before booking your cabin? Now do you backhand her off the dock, or pray it hasn't reproduced? Finally on the bus we hit the road to the west side of ...
... out their nature walk. Following the caves we took the advice of our cave guide and spent the rest of the afternoon at Playa Porto Mari beach, floating in the crystal clear turquoise water and watching the sun sink lower into the horizon.
One last outing before the ship departs at 11:00pm tonight; the quest for Miles Jazz Café where music is played on legit vinyl records is on! Thanks to my co-pilot we found the spot with just enough time for a drink or ...
... br> We went up again for the midnight snack which was a beef vegetable soup tonight. An island with many lights was still off our port bow - we were trying to determine if we were still alongside the southeastern coast of Curacao or if it could possibly be another island. Looking at the map in our room, we think we must have sailed due east from Curacao and stayed south of Bonaire before turning north/northeast. We think the lights we saw were Bonaire.
... and brought about the development of Curaçao’s unique society.
Our sail from Bonaire to Curacao turned out to be "very ordinary" with very little wind, hence our need to motor for many miles until we finally picked up a breeze strong enough to carry our sails.
Once we finally arrived on the lee of the island of Curacao and into the small channel heading for the anchorage of Spanish Waters, we were surprised ...