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Jan 20 - WILLEMSTAD, ÇURACAO

sunny 82 °F
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Our early morning walk as we sailed toward the “C” in the “ABC Islands”: Aruba, Bonaire, and Çuracao

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The charming colonial Dutch architecture of Willemstad on the “Punda” side of St. Anna’s Bay

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The Queen Emma (swinging) Pontoon Bridge was open, so we crossed the bay by ferry instead of on foot.

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Our plan was to find a taxi to take us to a nice beach for snorkeling.

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…we were not disappointed!

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Back “home”, after a quick shower and lunch we strolled through a few of the streets on the Otrabanda side of the bay.

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Willemstad is the capital of Çuracao and is an intriguing, harmonious blend of cultures: Dutch, Caribbean, African and South American.

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We are only 38 miles north of Venezuela, but a world apart.

Posted by Swenigale 12:05 Archived in Curaçao

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