Sorobon Beach Resort
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... painted a yellow colour and Monique explained that initially that was the easiest colour to make in the early days and they also discovered it was the colour that lasted longest in their weather conditions (sea / air / heat etc). She also said that just before Christmas every year, many tend to repaint their properties.
The coastal waters were a gorgeous turquoise with many great diving spots. The royal blue coloured waters are deeper ...
... past the small airport. In the distance we could see huge piles of salt. Our guide spoke of the history of the salt industry here. Slaves created artificial lakes which are still used today. The lakes are flooded with salt water and allowed to dry in the sun, leaving salt behind. To this day it is an important industry here.
We stopped at a recreation of the huts used as housing for the slaves. The Dutch forced them to live in tiny adobe huts adjacent to the salt ...
... is also known for its pink water and salt. Salt is one of their main exports and tourism is their main industry. We visited the salt area (bus stopped and we looked out the window) and learned the water is pink because of natural bacteria that turns the sea water pink and forms salt crystals. Once the process is completed by nature, the bacteria turns into foam and floats away; and the water begins to evaporate leaving salt crystals. It ...
... We had to end the dive and his mom helped him back to shore. The BCD was replaced at the dive shop and we went on to the next dive.
Next we went to invisibles. This is a great easy entry site. There were garden eels in the sand before the reef. They’re quite amusing sticking their heads up out of the sand and then ducking down if we get too close. Emily found multiple arrow crabs, too.
... down quickly. We both wished we had gone a little bit deeper, but the deeper you go, the faster you use your air, and we wanted a longer dive. Oh well, next time!
We both felt that the diving we had done the day before in Aruba was far superior and the water was actually clearer in Aruba than it was in Bonaire; but that could have been the difference between a shore dive and a boat ...