"ARUBA/BONAIRE" Aruba by Alphons

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Aruba is the most westerly of the Netherlands Antilles. Aruba lies at the heart of the southern Caribbean, about two-and-a-half hours by air from Miami, Florida and within easy flying distance of other U.S. cities. The island is 19.6 miles long, and six miles across at its widest point, with a total area of 70 square miles. Most of it's 27 luxury hotels are lined up neatly along the northwestern shore.

  • Last visit to Aruba: Jan 1970
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nov 11, 2006 at 7:18 AM

    Daar zou ik mij ook wel thuis kunnen voelen.....wauw

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    Mar 9, 2005 at 3:02 AM

    great pages!!!!! I need sun!!!!!...what a willing to fly there!

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    Jan 21, 2005 at 5:03 AM

    G'day Alphons. Well I've learn't heaps from your pages here, fabulous pix!! Didn't know Aruba has desert and plants, and didn't know it's roots are Dutch. Thanx for sharing with us!! Cheers, Ann :o)

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    Dec 15, 2004 at 12:34 AM

    Very interesting descriptions, I had only stopp overs on Aruba so far, never left the airport. It really seems to be worth it!

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    Dec 10, 2004 at 2:52 AM

    Looks like heaven on earth... I like the pic of the wild flamingo :)) Nina

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2004 at 5:25 AM

    an interesting page & great pics, bringing back great memories ! ...all of the former Dutch colonies were my favorite islands in the Carribean !

  • Nov 12, 2004 at 6:49 PM

    somdeday..I will cruising caribbean..with with my loved ones... -gene-

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    Aug 1, 2004 at 10:45 PM

    A banana daquiri and a dip in the calm, clear waters sounds like a perfect way to pass the time! ;-) HAPPY BIRTHDAY Alphons!! Have a good one!

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    Jan 21, 2004 at 1:53 AM

    Certainly a dream destination... Great page :)

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    Oct 31, 2003 at 7:16 AM

    Natural bridge and the beaches are beautiful ! Very nice page ! I have a friend from Aruba.


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