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Curacao (2010)

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A quick trip, primarily for the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival.

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Day 1 -- Arrival

Ortobanda, Netherlands Antilles


Afternoon arrival, hanging around the hotel (Kura Hulanda)

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Day 2 -- Beach and Snorkeling

BlueBay, Netherlands Antilles


Walked around Willemstad in the morning, then spent the rest of the day and afternoon at Blue Bay, relaxing on the beach and snorkeling.

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Day 3 -- More Relaxing

Kura Hulanda Lodge and Beach Club, Netherlands Antilles


Spent the day at the hotel's sister lodge, where we hung by the pool and went snorkeling.

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Day 4 -- Walking Around Town

Punda, Netherlands Antilles


We ventured across the bridge and walked around Punda, visiting the historic synagogue. Evening was spent at the RIF Fort.


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Day 5, part 1 -- Sailing

Spanish Waters, Netherlands Antilles


Today was a sailboat ride to a few snorkeling sites, but starting with a sail around Spanish Waters.

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Day 5, part 2 -- Snorkeling

Tugboat Wreck, Netherlands Antilles


Visiting two snorkeling site, the tugboat wreck being the second and the better of the two.

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Day 5, part 3 -- Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

World Trade Center, Netherlands Antilles


A great evening of music -- George Benson, Luis Enrique, and Lionel Richie

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Day 6, part 1 -- Relaxing

Ortobanda, Netherlands Antilles


After getting home around 3 a.m., we slept until 11, then hit the spa.

permalink written by  shoshtrvls on September 4, 2010 from Ortobanda, Netherlands Antilles
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Day 6, part 2 -- More Music

World Trade Center, Netherlands Antilles


Second night of the Jazz Festival -- Natalie Cole, Sergio Mendez, Roy Hargrove, John Legend and Simply Red.

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Day 7 -- Home

Ortobanda, Netherlands Antilles


Yep, just another sleeping late morning and home.

permalink written by  shoshtrvls on September 6, 2010 from Ortobanda, Netherlands Antilles
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