Monday we hit Blue Bay Beach, somewhere we’d never been to before. It’s in a large private complex, and you go through a security gate, down a long road, and finally reach the bay. It’s a smallish cove, with a dive shop, restaurant, bar, a small beach wear shop, even a massage tent! There were … Continue reading Blue Bay Beach
Tuesday we went to a beach we had not visited the last time we were here on Curacao. Jan Thiel Bay is a large bay, with ten acres of coral reef and underwater park. It’s close to the condo, so it was a nice easy drive – only about 15 minutes or so. There is … Continue reading Jan Thiel Bay
I woke up Friday and peeked out the curtains at the ocean, and what do I see but a HUGE trumpetfish swimming so close to shore, it was unreal. The ocean was super calm so Pam and I went and jumped in. That was the signal for the ocean to start getting rough! Seems to … Continue reading Last Day Blues
There are lots of birds here on Curacao. Full stop. The island is on the migratory route of over 5000 birds, so we see lots of wonderful looking birds, often for just a short time. We have an indigenous hawk called the cara cara which is a pretty big predator around here. We’ve seen it … Continue reading Eagle!
It’s been a while since we’ve hopped in the ocean. We’ve spent more time on the golf course than cruising the ocean. But today, we jumped in the ocean here at Blue Bay. It was a bit cool, but we quickly adjusted to the temperature. One thing about the ocean, there are pockets that feel … Continue reading In for a swim
We have had a lot of fun playing the golf course here at Blue Bay. Lots of afternoons you will find Pam and I on the course, me losing the balls, Pam trying to find them! We met a couple from North Carolina basically the first week we moved in the building, and Jeff and … Continue reading In praise of golfing
For St. Patrick’s day here at Blue Bay, Katherine, who was our real estate agent, organized a party on the beach. There was lots of green beer, potato races, wild green costumes, and of course lots of Guinness! Lots of people came for the fun and games, and stayed for the beer and camaraderie. It … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day, 2019