Travel Blogs from Curaçao
Just as we headed back to our ship, a brief rainstorm came up and everyone headed for cover. Always a great ice-breaker to meet other travelers. As the rain turned to drizzle, we continued on the attractive stone pathway to the pier and caught a fair-sized iguana crossing the bricks. Nice of him to bid us farewell. Pulling out of the harbour, the showers had produced a double rainbow.
... heading back to the ship, just across the Queen Emma Bridge…that is now swung open! Waiting on the ferry to unload on the other side and come back for us was nerve racking. I can see the ship from here, are they already pulling up the gangway?! Nothing like a 7 minute sprint after two glasses of wine at 10:30 in the evening to get your heart rate going! We made it back to the ship 3 minutes late and watched them pull up the gangway after us, last ones on ...
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
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