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We decided to visit Bonaire after reading about their dedication to preservation of the coastline and the large portion of the island set aside for a national park. The fact that cruise ships do not make a port of call to this island was a plus too. This was our first trip to the Caribbean and definitely not our last.
From the salt flats south and the Washington-Slagbaai National Park to the north, a variety of landscapes captivated us. The snorkeling was incredible too.
We have always traveled vigorously to the point that we joke that we need a vacation from our vacation. This trip was our first where the majority of our time was spent reading books on the beach. It is something that one can get used to pretty quick. Bonaire has constant refreshing tradewinds from the east and the water is clear and warm. The shopping district in Kralendijk is sparse but the restaraunts are abundant and of good variety.
- Pros:Quiet and unspoiled desert Island
- Cons:Unpolished, but that is a good thing to us
- In a nutshell:From underwater to the top of Brandaris Hill, beautiful!
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