The island of Curacao is a living, breathing rainbow of sunny style that tourists may find refreshing and relaxing. Its tumultuous past is a whispered presence on the streets, but presently, the destination is too busy with tourists and development to dwell on its history.
More than 400 species of marine life call the Willemstad Aquarium home, reports Environmental Graffiti. Tourists may experience the array of animals that are local to the area, including coral, crab and tropical fish. The attraction also hosts dolphins and sea-lions that guests can get to know up-close.
According to World Travel Guide, during the winter months, locals and tourists both partake in the annual Carnaval festivities that may be the biggest party in the Caribbean. This celebration has brought together traditions for both ancient Catholic rites and African heritage in parades, costumes and traditional cuisine like Creole-inspired seafood.
The Curacao synagogue dates back to 1732 and may be the oldest one of its kind that is continually used in the Americas, reports Environmental Graffiti. Visitors who come here may feel like they have never left the beach, because the floor is made of sand from the shoreline.
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