Otrobanda Hotel and Casino
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... was him feeding the fish beside us outside the boat. It was 29 degrees when we set off on our trip at 9.30am and reached about 31 degrees during the day. I spent the afternoon meandering around the town, most of which was closed, due to today being a Sunday. However, once again I found a place to have a beer as a way of achieving access ...
... Bridge, a pontoon bridge for pedestrians, is stretched across the entrance and must be opened to allow ships to enter. We entered in early morning, sailing more or less north, and passed the Handelskade, a row of colorful 18th Century buildings, on the right. The right bank is called the Punda. Across the channel is the Otrabanda, literally the other side. Now who do you think thought of that name? They then turned all 820 feet of ...
... of the colourful buildings from the water.It's not long before the ropes are in place and the ship is moored.
Curaçao is the largest and most populated of the three so-called ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire & Curaçao). It belongs to the Dutch Antilles, a self governing part of the Netherlands. The original inhabitants were the Arawak Indians but it has been under Dutch rule since 1815. An easy morning on board, most people had left the ship to make their own discovery of ...
We were having so much fun in Aruba and felt so relaxed after our time there that it was a special treat to still have more vacation days ahead of us and two more islands to visit! Flying to Curaçao was pretty easy especially compared to flying out (more on that later). Entering Curaçao is another country so we had to clear customs and all of that stuff. We taxi'd to the hotel and right away you can tell that ...
... as well as old maps and paintings of the Caribbean. There was also the cockpit of a very old KLM aeroplane.
The museum was set in landscaped gardens which included a tamarind tree. The guide told us all about the local superstition regarding the tamarind; if anyone cut the tree down, then death would befall the head of that person's family, most usually (in Curaçao anyway) the father. Therefore no-one ever cut down a ...