"The many faces of Curacao" Top 5 Page for this destination Curaçao by kyoub
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Quiet seas wash Curacao's western leeward coast; wild surf crashes against the windward north.
There are many beautiful sandy beaches. Some lagoons are used for commerce, some for sports. Completely surrounding the island are reefs where a world of coral and fish is being discovered by divers.
Curacao is dominated by mesquite, century plants, and groves of gigantic cactus.
You will also see turks-cap cactus which grows close to the ground and has long thorns.
Protecting some of the beaches is also the Acacia tree with its pretty yellow flowers and sharp branches.
The dry desert terrain supports the national tree, the divi - divi. Its braches blown laterally by the wind.
Willemstad is a pretty architectural gem. The harbor is lined with brightly painted colonial houses. Here you can learn about Curacao's history in all the museums, shop until you drop, try your luck in the casinos, eat at some of the many international restaurants. Don't miss sunset here on the water, what ever you do.
- Pros:You never get bored
- In a nutshell:A lovely island
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