Curaçao lies just 35 miles from the northern coast of Venezuela. The Dutch West India Company made Curaçao the main center for the Atlantic slave trade in 1662, and as a result, Curaçao became extremely affluent which led to the construction of its many impressive colonial buildings. The architecture in Curaçao is a blend of…Continue reading Curacao

St Kitts

St Kitts and Nevis is a federal two-island nation in the West Indies. It is the smallest sovereign nation in the Americas, in both area and population. St Kitts has the only UNESCO World Heritage site (Brimstone Fortress) in the Leeward Islands. We have visited this island twice. The first time we rented our own…Continue reading St Kitts