Talk of the Town Hotel & Beach Club
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... to high 70s but this time the humidity was much less than in previous ports. Welcome to the Caribbean!!!
We headed straight to the information point and were greeted by a friendly smiling official.
‘Good day to you, Madam. How can I be of service?’ he directed his question to Roisin. Well at least I hope it was to Roisin!!
‘Yes. Can you tell us the best way to get to California Lighthouse?’ asked Roisin.
... departure hall of the small Dutch Island called Curacao to catch the second flight to the even smaller island of Aruba. So far, nothing has gone wrong! The flight leaves at 10:15 pm and gets there about 11.00. Hopefully the hotel will still be open when we get there. More later.
Miraculously, everything went exactly to plan. The 2 hour obligatory wait in St Maarten’s
Princess Juliana Airport for the checking in procedure. Then the 2 hour flight to Curacao ...
... Nederland. Alles draait hier om “De Parade” en het in zo extravagante outfits hierin mee mogen lopen. De in Nederland in elkaar gepapier-machéde praalwagens zijn vervangen door rijdende muziekpodia waar live bands de hele dag vrolijke Zuid-Amerikaanse dansmuziek spelen. Ruil die boerenkiel, Johan Vlemmix, schrobbelèr en haringhappen maar in voor minuscule zwaar bevederde bikini’s, zwepende drumpartijen en grote hoeveelheden rum!
... they'd been on X-Factor a few years ago, but I didn't remember seeing them. We actually (for a change!) managed to get a good seat in the Havana for once. The guys were twins and they looked a bit like Jason Grimshaw out of Coronation Street. They did a spot of soul and Motown and they were very good. Trevor preferred them to the main event.
After a night cap we returned to B238 and turned in for the ...
On our fourth day, New Years Day, we woke up way too early and hopped on a much smaller boat off the coast of Aruba to do some snorkeling. The famed Antilla Shipwreck is located here, a 1930s German U-Boat that used to be a supply ship anchored off the coast of Aruba. Because Aruba is a Dutch colony, when Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940, the Dutch asked the crew of the MS Antilla to surrender. Rather than allow the Dutch to ...