• Cave with beach and ocean in curacao



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A walk to the vibrant Punda quarter is a great way to begin your journey in Curaçao. Crossing the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge already guarantees stunning views, and there is more to take in once you reach the waterfront, which is a UNESCO heritage site. Allegedly, he parade of colours is due to a former governor, who was convinced that the glaring white buildings were triggering his headaches, so he had them repainted. An iconic example is the yellow Baroque building of Penha, which today houses duty-free stores.
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