Exploring Colorful Willemstad, Curacao
The capital city of Curacao, Willemstad, is world-famous for its many colorful buildings set along the beautiful waterfront. Originally painted to minimize glare from the harsh tropical sun, today the colors are more for show than health benefits. Be sure to explore the Punda district of town, one of the oldest and home to the majority of fully restored, period buildings. The architecture here is amazing, so be sure to look up as you stroll through the streets and narrow laneways that make up the area.
By Matt Long
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