Posts Tagged: Stephanie Hasham

650. Curaçao’s Coconut Candy

‘Kokada’ freshly grated coconut patties held together in a sugar syrup, tinted with food coloring for a festive look, should not to be confused with the more popular gooey coconut macaroon or hard Vietnamese ‘kẹo dừa’. Typically sold as colorful

650. Curaçao’s Coconut Candy

‘Kokada’ freshly grated coconut patties held together in a sugar syrup, tinted with food coloring for a festive look, should not to be confused with the more popular gooey coconut macaroon or hard Vietnamese ‘kẹo dừa’. Typically sold as colorful

699. Curaçao Nostalgia

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of nostalgia. Not the debilitating kind, the kind that empowers. I’ve spent my entire adult life in the US, yet still consider Curaçao ‘home’. It’s where I express my emotions in Papiamentu,

699. Curaçao Nostalgia

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of nostalgia. Not the debilitating kind, the kind that empowers. I’ve spent my entire adult life in the US, yet still consider Curaçao ‘home’. It’s where I express my emotions in Papiamentu,

757. Writer and Performer Nydia Ecury

TANKATAN Muhé ta fuerte, no preokupá. Bala di elastik. Bent’abou bula lanta buska konsuelo den trabou i otro soketadanan igual; bula lanta bolbe kanta bida su kansion, sigui balia na su kadans. Dal laga lembe! Hisa pushi tira riba kachó,

757. Writer and Performer Nydia Ecury

TANKATAN Muhé ta fuerte, no preokupá. Bala di elastik. Bent’abou bula lanta buska konsuelo den trabou i otro soketadanan igual; bula lanta bolbe kanta bida su kansion, sigui balia na su kadans. Dal laga lembe! Hisa pushi tira riba kachó,

807. Curaçao New Year’s Pagaras

New Year’s Eve starts around noon on December 31. Large crowds gather on business parking lots to hug and give each other 3 bon anja kisses on the cheek, dance, laugh, hear (and smell!) the Pagara, a long red ribbon

807. Curaçao New Year’s Pagaras

New Year’s Eve starts around noon on December 31. Large crowds gather on business parking lots to hug and give each other 3 bon anja kisses on the cheek, dance, laugh, hear (and smell!) the Pagara, a long red ribbon

857. Izaline Calister’s “When Cold Sets In”

Ora Friu Kuminsa / When Cold Sets In by Izaline Calister (trans. by Stephanie Hasham) Close your eyes, climb Mount Christoffel, and look out… enjoy the view of Bandabou, dushi Curaçao, blue water, rocks, drought and infrou (cactus) Take a

857. Izaline Calister’s “When Cold Sets In”

Ora Friu Kuminsa / When Cold Sets In by Izaline Calister (trans. by Stephanie Hasham) Close your eyes, climb Mount Christoffel, and look out… enjoy the view of Bandabou, dushi Curaçao, blue water, rocks, drought and infrou (cactus) Take a

859. Curaçao’s Solar Radio Station

Radio Hoyer made history in 1984 by becoming the first commercial FM radio station in the world run on 100% solar energy! They chose the top of the Tafelberg  (highest hill on eastern part of Curaçao) for their FM transmitting

859. Curaçao’s Solar Radio Station

Radio Hoyer made history in 1984 by becoming the first commercial FM radio station in the world run on 100% solar energy! They chose the top of the Tafelberg  (highest hill on eastern part of Curaçao) for their FM transmitting

895. Curaçao’s Calabash

We grow two types: Kalbas di mondi (wild) and Kalbas di kunuku (field). Kalbas di kunuku has the larger fruit of the two. The branches are certifiably crazy and point in all different directions.  The fruits, Kalbas in Papiamentu, are

895. Curaçao’s Calabash

We grow two types: Kalbas di mondi (wild) and Kalbas di kunuku (field). Kalbas di kunuku has the larger fruit of the two. The branches are certifiably crazy and point in all different directions.  The fruits, Kalbas in Papiamentu, are