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The meal!

Week 3! Volunteers Arrive

May 27th 2009
Another week full of new activities and people. Now, I am now giving the house and garden orientations. It is still really strange for me to fully realize that my current address is the Miram Shmidt Botanical Garden. Even more weird is that I am starting to get used to it. I don't even mind cold showers or rats anymore. I still may scream and have one of the boys in the house rescue me from the ha ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Caribbean Netherlands » Sint Eustatius

Dutch Antillean Flag Once the center of the Caribbean slave trade, the island of Curacao was hard hit by the abolition of slavery in 1863. Its prosperity (and that of neighboring Aruba) was restored in the early 20th century with the construction of oil refineries to ser... ... read more
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