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... timing on that was perfect, as we came off the Queen Emma Swinging bridge on our way back, the bells started going off, and the bridge started to swing. It opens up to allow boat traffic to enter or exit into the bay. Had we been even 1 minute later, we'd have been held on the bridge, and had to ride the swing out.... instead of just observe it. ...
... to dress for dinner. It was Burns Night (the second most celebrated event on the world. Really?). Haggis was on the menu as a starter. After the Royal Court Theatre Dancers and Singers presented 'La Danza' (with a degree of Scottish influence at times), many passengers headed to the Queens Room for the Burns Night Ball. At 10pm a Haggis ...
... ventured alongside the floating market, and then to some of the historic buildings still looking quite resplendent with their yellow painted exterior.
I think if we ever return to Curaçao it would be nice to take a bus or short tour around the island as this main port area is looking rather tired now.
Talking of tired, I was beginning to wilt in the heat, it was 28 degrees so I sat in a cafe along the waters edge and enjoyed a nice cold drink before returning to the ship. ...
We arrived in Curacao around 8:00 a.m. I went up on deck to watch as we pulled into port in Willemstad. Willemstad, the capital of Curacao, is situated on either side of a canal entrance to the harbor. They have a floating (pontoon) walking bridge that crosses the canal the majority of the time. When a ship in entering the harbor, they swing the pontoon bridge off to one side by a motorized wheelhouse. When we first entered, the bridge was fully off to ...
... we ended up buying a bottle of the blue and a bottle of the coffee to take back.
Here's the recipe for Blue Lagoon:
1 x 25ml shot of vodka
1 x 25ml shot of Blue Curaçao
Slices of orange to garnish
Half-fill a highball glass with crushed ice; pour over equal measures of vodka and Blue Curaçao. Top up the glass with lemonade and add a slice of orange. Yum!
After our ...