622. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 5)

You’ve mastered the (many) meanings of ‘konyo’ and use it in both positive and negative sense (mostly positive of course!)

You don’t flinch when you see women out and about with rollers in their hair

A car honks at you, you automatically honk back to return the greeting, even when you have no idea who it is

You know 3 guilders is too much for a Polar (beer), but you pay it anyway

You buy 1 guilder of cigarettes at the snèk, roll ‘em up in a nèpkin, and put them in your pocket

Polar beer + haircut combo.

Polar beer + haircut combo.

 

 

Don’t miss parts 1 – 4: 

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)

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

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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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