Travel Blogs from Oranjestad
The Grand Reina Election should be the pinnacle of all Carnival contests, but if you're a bit cynical, it’s the last of evenings that are marked by repetition and cliché. It might be that the weight and size of the back structures limit the young women in their movements, but there are more gestures than spreading out arms together or one at a time, covering the heart and pointing the index. And it looked like the fragile TOB candidate ...
... Is it the personality of the candidate, her performance, the costumes of her and her group, the show around her? Looking at the list of past winners (queens of all age groups) there seems to be one definite advantage: being a member of one of the influential families like Croes, Oduber and Arends.
Tonight's winner: Dana Arendsz.
... and the sea was a beautiful light blue colour including pure white sand. We were spoilt for choice with sunbathing, good food and water sports. This island was less Caribbean and more americanised to be honest, but thats by no means a bad thing. After having fun in the sea and even some sunbathing, we decided to go jet skiing, a new experience for me. We caught ...
... which is hundreds of thousands of years old. There are also some cave paintings inside some of the interesting rock formations. These date from before the time of Christ and are protected. I took some pictures of them also. Little little would like me to include the picture of the one formation which includes a smallish rock in the shape of an apes head….. As well as rock formations, rugged Atlantic coastline ...
... Exotic Southern Caribbean Cruise'. First off the boat is ARUBA . I swear Dave only chose this cruise because of the Beach Boy's song about "Aruba, Jamaica Ooh I Wana Take Ya...."
Our mode of transport for seeing our first Caribbean island was a hired Jeep convertible. It did the job too, although it needed band aids to hold it together. A whip around the island was easily achieved in a few hours. It's very flat with more cacti than people. If it wasn't for the beaches, I ...
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