651. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 4)

Curacao mannequins. Photo by Brett Russel.

Curacao mannequins. Photo by Brett Russel.

You know some tourists have seen more of the island than you have… and you’re okay with that

You ‘do redu’ (= gossip) too… and consider it ‘networking’

You’ve stayed up past midnight to stand on the street and watch ‘fever’ (= impromptu fast and furious car races) in Salinja

You can mash-up at least three languages in one sentence and still be understood (‘Danki pa bo aandacht, no worry yu, hasta mañana’ / ‘Djo laga bo’n denk’)

You understand the concept of (Ammens) powder and know better than to judge its copious use
ammens

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706. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 1)

695. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 2)

665. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 3)

 

About 1000awesomethingsaboutcuracao

I'm Carolina Gomes-Casseres, the creator of 1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao. I live in and love Manhattan, but sometimes miss my first Awesome island...

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  1. Pingback: 604. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 6) | 1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao

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