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... 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 ...
... a few pix of the iguanas though. Apparently they are spit roasted here as a delicacy, so needless to say they are a little shy. On Aruba we were told that it was illegal to eat them now as they are protected.
The local houses are all ...
... of the river are very historic. The river runs into the ocean and along the ocean is fortress walls from when the Dutch settled here. It was pretty cool to see this. I believe this was called Fort Amsterdam. Along the river are Dutch style businesses that have very bright colors to them. Each building is a different color and this is what you will see in all of the brochures advertising vacations here. There is a bridge that goes from Punda ...
... maybe only the bathroom could be a bit bigger :P
I'm going to live with 2 Dutch girls and 1 girl from Belgium. Till now I'm still home alone! The first girl-Carmen is arriving tomorrow round 1 o'clock. The two other girls are coming next week or in two weeks.
Ok, after I got the keys to my new house I went with Tom to Rama where a lot of interns, mostly from Holland, are living. I met there a lot of people, already on my ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsSanta Catharina Curaçao
Great family run mini resort, with pool, bar and restaurant. Accommodation is more than adequate and the owners will help with any requests.
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