Posts Tagged: Curacao

586. World Cup 2014 Curaçao Star: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

586. World Cup 2014 Curaçao Star: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

608. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 6)

In Curaçao we tend to mash-up Dutch, Papiamentu, Spanish and English… as well as mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little

608. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 6)

In Curaçao we tend to mash-up Dutch, Papiamentu, Spanish and English… as well as mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little

623. Curaçao Halloween Costumes

Curaçao’s favorite odd couple: 1. 1968 Miss Universe runner-up Annemarie Braafheid and 2. her hubby Stanley Brown. 3. Rasta Moses 4. Curaçao’s air conditioner in a bottle: Alcolado Glacial 5. This scary guy 6. Captain Goodlife 7. Polar Beer 8. Songstress Kris Berry and her awesome hair

623. Curaçao Halloween Costumes

Curaçao’s favorite odd couple: 1. 1968 Miss Universe runner-up Annemarie Braafheid and 2. her hubby Stanley Brown. 3. Rasta Moses 4. Curaçao’s air conditioner in a bottle: Alcolado Glacial 5. This scary guy 6. Captain Goodlife 7. Polar Beer 8. Songstress Kris Berry and her awesome hair

669. Nini’s Driftwood Art

Originally from Germany, Christine (“Nini”) Tsirikidis moved to Curaçao three years ago and became fascinated with driftwood found along Curaçao’s north shore. Washed onto shore by the wind and tide, driftwood (also known as marine debris or tidewrack) in all shapes and

669. Nini’s Driftwood Art

Originally from Germany, Christine (“Nini”) Tsirikidis moved to Curaçao three years ago and became fascinated with driftwood found along Curaçao’s north shore. Washed onto shore by the wind and tide, driftwood (also known as marine debris or tidewrack) in all shapes and

675. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 5)

In Curaçao, we tend to mash-up mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little sister in Dutch) and “Broertje” (little brother

675. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 5)

In Curaçao, we tend to mash-up mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little sister in Dutch) and “Broertje” (little brother

678. Curaçao Diver’s Paradise

Curaçao’s coral reef, among the most beautiful in the world, can soon be seen via the popular Google Maps ‘virtual diving’ platform. The Catlin Seaview research team (an underwater film crew) has spent several weeks in April 2013 surveying and photographing Curaçao’s reef for

678. Curaçao Diver’s Paradise

Curaçao’s coral reef, among the most beautiful in the world, can soon be seen via the popular Google Maps ‘virtual diving’ platform. The Catlin Seaview research team (an underwater film crew) has spent several weeks in April 2013 surveying and photographing Curaçao’s reef for

679. Curaçao Music Box

Written by Ieteke Witteveen. Edited by Carolina Gomes-Casseres.  A Euro-inspired roving barrel piano with a cranking handle on its side marks our special occasions (christenings, communions, birthday parties and cultural events) and is a fixture at our siman di kultura. Our ka’i orgel

679. Curaçao Music Box

Written by Ieteke Witteveen. Edited by Carolina Gomes-Casseres.  A Euro-inspired roving barrel piano with a cranking handle on its side marks our special occasions (christenings, communions, birthday parties and cultural events) and is a fixture at our siman di kultura. Our ka’i orgel