Category Archives: Made in Curacao

594. Curaçao’s Top Climber

Randhy Cuevas (37) has hiked to the top of the Christoffel — Curaçao’s tallest peak at 1,292 feet — 3,680 times over the past 20 years. Three, four, five times a day, sometimes twice or three times a week. He

594. Curaçao’s Top Climber

Randhy Cuevas (37) has hiked to the top of the Christoffel — Curaçao’s tallest peak at 1,292 feet — 3,680 times over the past 20 years. Three, four, five times a day, sometimes twice or three times a week. He

595. Curaçao Does NOT Do Rain

(This was strictly economics. Ladies got their hair done and the rain was not about to take that too.) See also:  #925. Rain delays are patriotic

595. Curaçao Does NOT Do Rain

(This was strictly economics. Ladies got their hair done and the rain was not about to take that too.) See also:  #925. Rain delays are patriotic

597. Dutch Carnival Courage

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

597. Dutch Carnival Courage

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

599. Ride for the Roses Curaçao

8,000 people participated in the 10th annual Ride, Run, Swim and Walk for the Roses — nearly 3,000 more than last year. ‘Ride for the Roses’ represents Curaçao’s collective fight against cancer; our way of joining forces, sweating up a storm, and

599. Ride for the Roses Curaçao

8,000 people participated in the 10th annual Ride, Run, Swim and Walk for the Roses — nearly 3,000 more than last year. ‘Ride for the Roses’ represents Curaçao’s collective fight against cancer; our way of joining forces, sweating up a storm, and

601. Awesome Viral Curaçao Marketing

Matador Network‘s Joshua Johnson visited Curaçao recently. Instead of writing cookie cutter travel blog fare about the things he did, saw and ate he decided to spotlight three awesome Curaçao locals who made his trip particularly memorable. How many of these

601. Awesome Viral Curaçao Marketing

Matador Network‘s Joshua Johnson visited Curaçao recently. Instead of writing cookie cutter travel blog fare about the things he did, saw and ate he decided to spotlight three awesome Curaçao locals who made his trip particularly memorable. How many of these

603. Curaçao’s ‘Forbidden’ New Year’s Tradition

Prolific Dutch writer Jan Brokken once described this forbidden new year’s tradition in all its culturally sensitive glory: “though man and woman don’t touch each other during tambú dance, they move more provocatively than a Dutch couple making love.” This form of recreation and

603. Curaçao’s ‘Forbidden’ New Year’s Tradition

Prolific Dutch writer Jan Brokken once described this forbidden new year’s tradition in all its culturally sensitive glory: “though man and woman don’t touch each other during tambú dance, they move more provocatively than a Dutch couple making love.” This form of recreation and

604. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 6)

You automatically wiggle your hips and upper-body (even when seated) upon hearing the first sounds of a tambú, tumba, merengue, salsa, reaggeaton, etc You make appointments at 3 when you want to start at 4   You get insulted and

604. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 6)

You automatically wiggle your hips and upper-body (even when seated) upon hearing the first sounds of a tambú, tumba, merengue, salsa, reaggeaton, etc You make appointments at 3 when you want to start at 4   You get insulted and