Travel Blogs from Curaçao
So one thing I learnt is that the name of this island (famous for its coloured liqueur) is pronounced Curasao not Curakao as I always thought it was. We docked at Willemstad (the capital) and decided to spend our time in the town. Curaçao is another of the former Dutch Antilles and is also off the coast of Venezuela. We walked around the cute town until our feet were sore. Although it was warm it kept raining every few minutes. At one stage ...
... on the opposite side of the island, Hato Caves.
For not being able to read the street signs and using a map without road names or numbers we surprising only got lost once. But then again, it is an island and there’s only so many directions you can go! Hato Caves were definitely interesting; beautiful limestone formations in the cave and outside as well. We had a great time chatting and relaxing before our tour started and even had a few minutes ...
Today we arrived in Curacao! The port is nice. It has a few shops and organized transportation areas. The town is painted with bright colors and looks very nice. There is a large oil/gas refinery with several smoke stacks. We were guessing that Venezuela must bring its oil here to be refined.
We went to the Sunscape all-inclusive resort. It is part of AM Resorts. Of course, it wasn't on the same ...
... violin/piano we usually catch them every evening.
Pam went to cinema Lincoln - last night.
Tuesday - enjoyed breakfast all alone on the rear (aft?) deck - still possible on a ship with 1,200 passengers!! - buffet choice includes just about everything you could imagine for breakfast - the bacon, sausages ham are piled high and eggs of every description - There is no self-serve due
to the virus outbreak ...
... a life without her. I was just praying things would go alright. There could not be a thing worse than a stressed bride on her wedding day. I had to do all this while Claire was getting her hair done.
I showered at about 3:00 and was ready by 3:45 PM. I wore a cream waist coat over a nice white shirt. I did not rent it. A tuxedo would be a bit overboard for a beach wedding. I had a red tie that Claire's father actually gave me and ...
Other places to stay in Curaçao
Plaza Pair, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Bapor Kibra, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- Suited us - ejoyed the holiday
- Lion'sDive-not ready for prime time
- Not Geared To American Tourists
Langestraat 8 (Otrobanda), Willemstad | 4 star hotelfrom $138
- Kura Hulanda is the best hotel ever!
- 18th Century Chrarm and Then Some
Brionplein z/n, Willemstad | 2 star hotelfrom $99
Piscadera Bay, Willemstad | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Beautiful, serene island retreat
- Don't waste your money
Playa Kalki 1 Westpunt, Curaçao | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Beautiful resort
- Beautiful but lots of problems
Groot Davelaarweg 5, Willemstad | 2 star hotelfrom $107
Pater Euwensweg 31, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $107
World Trade Center Piscadera Bay z/n, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Breedestraat , Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Columbsstraat 7, Willemstad | 2 star hotelfrom $62
Lagun Beach, Curaçao | Hotelfrom $127
Weg naar Santha Catharina, Curaçao | 2 star hotelfrom $115
F. D. Rooseveltweg 524, Willemstad | Hotelfrom $103
Pietermaai 104, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $133
A. de Veerstraat 12, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $114