When you think of the Caribbean, perhaps your mind wanders to Cuba or the Dominican Republic. Or maybe Jamaica or the Bahamas is more your speed. What about St. Lucia, or Turks and Caicos? That might be where it’s at. But if you want to try somewhere different, why not the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao? Just east of Aruba, above Venezuela, it’s so much better than you could ever imagine. If you gotta get away, get to Curacao.
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