Otrobanda Hotel and Casino
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... for both ways ahead of time (which we never do) but he insisted. Usually, we wait to pay for the whole trip there and back when we're back at the port, so you're sure they'll pick you up!
I knew I could trust Edmond because on the way to the resort, he changed the radio station because the lyrics of a song became too raunchy and he was embarrassed because I was sitting next to him in the front!
... would get a whole apartment for the same price; WOW! not complaining there!
We had a pool in our view, lovely Caribbean breezes day and night, topped off with warm welcoming temperatures around 32 degrees Celcius.
I decided to do some grocery shopping, draw some cash and chill for the rest of the day. Hello Curaçao! :)
My friend, Herman was only to arrive the next day, so I took an early night in, enjoying full custody of the whole apartment!
It's only 30 miles from Aruba so I pictured the ship going in circles since we had all night to get here. We took a 2 hour tour, it was pretty good. Govt is restoring many houses. There used to be a large Jewish population. Willemstad is a World Heritage site. Only 13% income tax. Gas $7 gal. Venezuela rents refinery and makes a fortune but charges ...
... to walk. The town has many of the stores you would expect in any big town.
I managed to buy mums Xmas present here and am very pleased with it. Today, it was my turn to have a calamity. I twisted my knee as we left the ship and it hurt a LOT. Still hurting now.... The picture is a view from the bar we are currently sitting in. Christmas trees and palm trees lol.
Last night was the first formal night and, true ...
... up, but Willemstad's port seems to feel unique, in comparison. It may also be because the island is heavily touristed by the Dutch, who seem to have different vacation expectations than the typical cruise ship passenger. Curacao has an abundance of self-catering options and few all-inclusive resorts, making it a more rewarding place for independent travelers who are willing to wander around on their own, rather than joining ...