Why Visit Curacao?

Curacao sign at nightIf you love the beach and want a crystal clear ocean, as well as culture, historic museums (with history to the late 1400s), night life, mountains, quaint city life, beach diversity, and … Continue reading

Nature of Curacao

Curacao beach near WestpuntWe love Westpunt (in the southwest) because the diversity of nature of Curacao found there. It offers easy access to the reef, and it is said that the nicest natural beaches are in the west. There are also beautiful beaches east of Westpunt. I like to be no more than a short walk to the beach (whether within a resort or just across the street) to swim, snorkel, dive, or watch the sun dancing on the water. What better way to spend a winter?

For me the best place to find the unique nature of Curacao is in Westpunt and areas immediately south have many naturally beautiful areas to hike, snorkel, dive and
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Packing List for Curacao

View to south from Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach ClubMy friend Frann joined us in Curacao for a week. The night before she left she emailed me to ask for a packing list for Curacao, and then she repacked everything. I asked her what Curacao packing list advice I should share that was the most valuable for her packing she said the following was most helpful: Continue reading

Curaçao’s Shete Boka National Park – Wonderous Natural Beauty

Shete Boka CuracaoCuracao’s Shete Boka National Park is a site with beautiful Boka’s (inlets) on the windward side of Curaçao. Shete Boka stands for ‘seven inlets,’ although in reality there are more than seven coves in this park. The park begins at the …  Continue reading

Driving from PA to Florida

Driving to FloridaI will start this blog in the order in which we traveled – or started out our Adventurous Retirement (or Tom’s).  Driving…

In the Beginning
Our 2015 adventure started on January 28th when we packed up the SUV and headed south.  It was a lovely journey, seeing Tom’s family on the way to Florida and then stopping overnight in an area we had vacationed in 2 years ago – Roanoke Rapids, known for its lovely lakes and
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