Curaçao also has a reputation for racial and religious tolerance. Its population is an eclectic mix of forty different nationalities, many of whom can be seen chatting on their cell phones while walking across the swinging Queen Emma pontoon bridge in to Willemstad--the island’s capital and a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site.
Across the harbor from Willemstad is the magnificent Kura Hulanda complex, consisting of a five-star hotel and a unique museum dedicated to telling the story of the island’s slave trade. More . . .
|swinging Queen Emma pontoon bridge in to Willemstad, Curacao
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