Posts Tagged: Stephanie Hasham

650. Kokada (Curaçao-style Coconut Candy)

Curaçao’s Coco Balentien (29) has broken Japan’s single-season HR record (55) hitting his 56th and 57th HR on Sunday, September 15, 2013!!! Coco’s journey is particularly inspiring – and not just because he’s from tiny little Curaçao – but because he was

650. Kokada (Curaçao-style Coconut Candy)

Curaçao’s Coco Balentien (29) has broken Japan’s single-season HR record (55) hitting his 56th and 57th HR on Sunday, September 15, 2013!!! Coco’s journey is particularly inspiring – and not just because he’s from tiny little Curaçao – but because he was

699. Sunny Child(hood) in Curaçao

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of homesickness, but 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

699. Sunny Child(hood) in Curaçao

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of homesickness, but 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

757. In Celebration of International Mother Language Day…

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. In Celebration of International Mother Language Day…

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. New Year’s Pagara Parties!

Bispu di Anja Nobo (New Year’s Eve) starts around noon on December 31. Large crowds gather on parking lots of different local businesses to laugh, dance, drink, watch, hear (and smell!) the Pagara (long red ribbon of firecrackers) and give

807. New Year’s Pagara Parties!

Bispu di Anja Nobo (New Year’s Eve) starts around noon on December 31. Large crowds gather on parking lots of different local businesses to laugh, dance, drink, watch, hear (and smell!) the Pagara (long red ribbon of firecrackers) and give

859. E Solo di Pueblo (The People’s Sun)

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. E Solo di Pueblo (The People’s Sun)

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. Our Multi-Functional Kalbas (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. Our Multi-Functional Kalbas (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

946. Palu di Lechi (Cryptostegia Grandiflora)

Curaçao imported this plant from Madagascar after WWI, intending to start a rubber plantation (as luck would have it synthetic rubber was invented around this time, so the project failed) Today this plant is considered mata di mondi  (wild flower) as

946. Palu di Lechi (Cryptostegia Grandiflora)

Curaçao imported this plant from Madagascar after WWI, intending to start a rubber plantation (as luck would have it synthetic rubber was invented around this time, so the project failed) Today this plant is considered mata di mondi  (wild flower) as