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Dutches

the famous hen, Dutches, who lives in the Quill crater and eats from your hands
Highs and Lows of the last week...Ouch

June 1st 2009
What a week and weekend: The volunteers arrived last week and everyone is great! We spent the beginning of the week helping them orient themselves to the Botanic Garden lifestyle and eased them into the manual labor aspect. On Thursday, we went on a guided hike up and into the Quill volcano. We saw about 5 snakes, 2 hummingbirds and their nests, an endangered iguana, and many hermit crabs...th ... 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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