Category Archives: Nature

591. CNN Rates Klein Curaçao ‘Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret Beach’

Featured on CNN.com as 1 of “10 Top Caribbean Secrets”: A two-hour sail on the turquoise waters off the mainland, Klein Curaçao is a place to wrap a Do Not Disturb sign around your waist and get involved in some

591. CNN Rates Klein Curaçao ‘Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret Beach’

Featured on CNN.com as 1 of “10 Top Caribbean Secrets”: A two-hour sail on the turquoise waters off the mainland, Klein Curaçao is a place to wrap a Do Not Disturb sign around your waist and get involved in some

593. Curaçao’s Surprise Visitor… A Humpback Whale!

Special thanks to the folks over at GO WEST Diving for alerting us! Humpback whales are known for their magical singing that can last for hours on end. They sing to communicate and to attract mates… and it seems this one

593. Curaçao’s Surprise Visitor… A Humpback Whale!

Special thanks to the folks over at GO WEST Diving for alerting us! Humpback whales are known for their magical singing that can last for hours on end. They sing to communicate and to attract mates… and it seems this one

594. Curaçao’s Randhy Cuevas at the Top of his Game

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 Randhy Cuevas at the Top of his Game

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

598. SMOC’s Passionate Pursuit: Cleaner Air for Curaçao

In Willemstad, Dutch Colonial façades in cheerful hues of yellow, blue, pink, green worthy of UNESCO World Heritage are set against a background reminiscent of Tolkien’s Mordor. This unmistakable blot in the heart of Curaçao’s otherwise picturesque landscape is a

598. SMOC’s Passionate Pursuit: Cleaner Air for Curaçao

In Willemstad, Dutch Colonial façades in cheerful hues of yellow, blue, pink, green worthy of UNESCO World Heritage are set against a background reminiscent of Tolkien’s Mordor. This unmistakable blot in the heart of Curaçao’s otherwise picturesque landscape is a

615. Ryan De Jongh: ‘Challenges are a Celebration, my Gift to Curaçao’

Ryan de Jongh (42) is Curaçao’s male version of Diana Nyad, the world record-breaking woman who famously swam from Cuba to Florida (110 miles) earlier this year. Ryan will be kayaking around Curaçao (99 miles) for the second time on

615. Ryan De Jongh: ‘Challenges are a Celebration, my Gift to Curaçao’

Ryan de Jongh (42) is Curaçao’s male version of Diana Nyad, the world record-breaking woman who famously swam from Cuba to Florida (110 miles) earlier this year. Ryan will be kayaking around Curaçao (99 miles) for the second time on

618. Blenchi ta Chupa Flor, Chupa Flor, Chupa Flor

Curaçao’s beloved Blenchi (Chlorostilbon mellisugus, blue-tailed emerald hummingbird) is only 8 cm (3 inches) long and that includes its notorious 0.7 inch bill. But don’t be fooled by its small size: it’s a mighty fierce little bird! The male Blenchi is magnificently

618. Blenchi ta Chupa Flor, Chupa Flor, Chupa Flor

Curaçao’s beloved Blenchi (Chlorostilbon mellisugus, blue-tailed emerald hummingbird) is only 8 cm (3 inches) long and that includes its notorious 0.7 inch bill. But don’t be fooled by its small size: it’s a mighty fierce little bird! The male Blenchi is magnificently

619. Curaçao’s Awesome Mangrove Project

Little known fact: Curaçao’s numerous inland bays are structural components of its extraordinary coral reef ecosystem. (#2 on Google’s Virtual Underwater Map!) These inland bays are home to mangroves and seagrass beds, nurseries for many Curaçaoan reef fish as well as nesting

619. Curaçao’s Awesome Mangrove Project

Little known fact: Curaçao’s numerous inland bays are structural components of its extraordinary coral reef ecosystem. (#2 on Google’s Virtual Underwater Map!) These inland bays are home to mangroves and seagrass beds, nurseries for many Curaçaoan reef fish as well as nesting