• Curacao

    A jewel in the South Carribean – Curacao!

    Curacao is an island that is situated off of the Venezuelan coast in the South Carribean Sea. It is one of the five islands of the Netherland Antilles and is composed of the main island and a smaller uninhabited island that is called Klein Curacao. Curacao covers an area of one hundred and seventy-one square miles and has a population of one hundred and forty-one thousand residents. This makes the island the most populated of the Lesser Antiles, as well as the largest. The original inhabitants of the island were the Arawak Indians. The first Europeans to visit the island were Spanish explorers led by Alonso De Ojeda at the…