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918. Curaçao’s Men From Otrobanda Women From Punda

“Muhé di Punda, homber di Otrobanda” (Women are from Punda, Men are from Otrobanda) The Dutch employed a certain geographic literalism in the naming of our harbor. The Dutch named the area housing Fort Amsterdam (seat of government): de punt

918. Curaçao’s Men From Otrobanda Women From Punda

“Muhé di Punda, homber di Otrobanda” (Women are from Punda, Men are from Otrobanda) The Dutch employed a certain geographic literalism in the naming of our harbor. The Dutch named the area housing Fort Amsterdam (seat of government): de punt