Curacao's but a stone's throw from the South American mainland, and its history, culture, and ecology have all been influenced by that proximity. Without leaving the island, you can explore the continent's tropical verdure and pre-Columbian majesty through l'Aldea's unique Amazonia Tour.
A 45,000-square-foot exhibit showcases the flora and fauna of the Neotropical rainforest—keep your eyes peeled for lizards, snakes, and parrots, among other colorful critters—while exhibits bring to life the rich cultures of the Mayans, Aztecs, Incas, and Arawaks (the indigenous peoples of Curacao). L'Adrea offers its guided Amazonia tour, an hour to hour-and-a-half affair, from Tuesday through Sunday. It's Curacao's own version of a jungle safari!
One of numerous well-maintained colonial-era structures in Willemstad, Fort Nassau stands proudly... Read more