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Taking a nap on a boat

A Venezuelan sailor gets some nap time on one of the little boats that sail between Curaçao and Venezuela with fruit, vegetables and other goods. These are sold in market stalls on the dockside.

Tall ship and Handelskade

The Mexican Navy training vessel ARM Cuauhtémoc docked in the harbour of Willemstad. Colorful flags fly along the bright colored houses of the Handelskade of Punda.

Tug boat passing the Queen Emma bridge.

A tug boat passes the Queen Emma bridge, a pontoon bridge that connects Punda and Otrobanda. It is build on 16 floating pontoons and swings open to let ships pass. The picture was taken from the Queen Juliana bridge, which … Continue reading

Cruise ship

Cruise ships, taking the tourists with them to another Caribbean island, leaving the terraces empty. But they are all ready set for the evening shift of people who stay or live on the island.

Otrobanda with ship coming in

A ship approaches the entrance channel to the port of Willemstad, the St. Anna Bay. At the end of this entry channel lays the Schottegat area, which houses the oil refinery and dry-dock, a container terminal and cargo wharves.

Ship sailing along the Handelskade

Bon bini means welcome in Papiamentu. This ship just entered the Annabaai and is sailing along the famous Handelskade in Willemstad. These colorful buildings are on the UNESCO World Heritage list.