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Shipwreck - Antilla  

Shipwreck - Antilla

Aruba - Palm Beach area - 7 Day S. Carib. Cruise!

October 20th 2010
We learned our lesson the day before, and decided we'd book an excursion for Aruba to help fill the day and learn more about the area than just what a map would point out. We found a catamaran snorkeling tour that took us to the sunken Antilla ship, not far off the coast near the California lighthouse. We learned this ship was intentionally sunk by its own captain to prevent it's capture. We als ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Aruba

Aruban; Dutch Flag Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refin... ... read more
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