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More Sights in Willemstad, Curaçao

There was much to see and much to photograph in Willemstad, Curaçao.  The Queen Juliana Bridge, one of the highest in the world, dominates the skyline in Willemstadt.  As a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Curaçao pays … Continue reading

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Birds of Curaçao

I’m not much of an expert on birds, but I enjoy photographing them when I see them.  Unfortunately, I know even less about how to photograph birds than I do about the birds themselves.  Nonetheless, I’m determined to learn.  In … Continue reading

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The Buildings of Willemstad, Curaçao

Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao, is a tourist’s delight.  The streets are clean and bright and the buildings beg to be photographed.  A canal splits Willemstad in half and, along the canal, Handelskade Street is home to brightly colored buildings with … Continue reading

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Knip Beach, Curaçao

Being an island, Curaçao’s coast is dotted with beautiful beaches.  Knip Beach on the north side of the island is graced with white sand, blue water, and interesting rock formations.  I was taken by the beauty of the underwater rocks and … Continue reading

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Shete Boka National Park, Curaçao

Upon arriving in Curaçao, my first view was of a lush, verdant coastline with well-maintained houses sheltered by rocky outcrops.  Traveling across the island, however, my preconceptions about Caribbean islands as tropical rainforests were quickly shattered.  A visit to the … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Day in San Juan

While my time in San Juan, Puerto Rico was brief, it certainly was pleasant.  I stayed at the Caribe Hilton which has a beautiful property on the sea with a private beach, swimming pools, and lots of recreational options.  I could … Continue reading

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Bienvenido a San Juan

Welcome to San Juan!  My spring vacation began in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  My first order of business was to take a nap, but an evening stroll around the area of my hotel allowed me to take a number of … Continue reading

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