Travel Blogs from Curaçao
... After the meal, as we were paying and preparing to leave, he came up and gave Chris a beautiful hand painted wood carving of a parrot- a real classy guy! (How come I didn't get one?). We put the parrot on the dash of the truck and eventually named him Watamula.
Later in the afternoon we walked down the steps from our condo and went snorkeling in the bay. The water seems colder here than at Aruba or the other islands I have ...
... Competition is good, at least for the consumer – that’s why Uber is doing so well. But, as with anything else, there is a price to be paid for it – just ask any taxi driver. In any case, we had a good time, stopping at some of the same places as the Crystal folks did, the most notable of which was the Chobolobo Liquor Distillery. At Landhuis Chobolobo (Country house Chobolobo), the famous old Curacao liqueur ...
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 ...
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The Hato caves were very interesting. LOTS of steps though. 49 up to the enterance, and many more once you're inside. The caves were used by escaped slaves, to hide from the plantation owners. Plenty of fresh water, but they still had to sneak out after dark to steal food to survive.. Had a snack of local fried pies while at the caves. Very good. Mom had Beef and cheese, I just had cheese. Local Gouda. Yummy stuff.
Sunday - not sure about the last entry - the connection was the worst to date also the most expensive - although still reasonable!!
Relly liked St Lucia not so humid - still very hot and sun really bright - not the place to bring
rosecea, as I have done!! -- the sail out from St Lucia very pretty calm about 13knots - dinner with a couple from St Petersburg Florida- so they shared lots of driving tips!!
Monday - at ...
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
31 Pater Euwensweg, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $107
World Trade Center Piscadera Bay z/n, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Breedestraat , Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Columbusstraat 7, Willemstad | 2 star hotelfrom $62
Playa Lagun, Curaçao | Hotelfrom $127
F. D. Rooseveltweg 524, Willemstad | Hotelfrom $103
Weg naar Santha Catharina, Curaçao | 2 star hotelfrom $115
Pietermaai 104, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $133
A. de Veerstraat 12, Willemstad | 3 star hotelfrom $114