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Two visits to Aruba, sister island!

August 10th 2019
This entry comes from our sister island Aruba, located about 80km west-northwest of Curaçao with about 110.000 inhabitants. Aruba was the first destination I ever visited in 1991, when I left Curaçao and flew for the first time. As a little boy back I found it very exciting of course! Like Curaçao, in Aruba they also speak Papiamentu although the accent and writing is different. In 2017 I went ... 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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