Capital Monday

Do you love Curaçao? We sure do! | Travel Journal – Part 2

Hi, I’m back again with the second part of my Travel Journal of Curaçao! Although we spend our last few days a little bit calmer, we still saw a lot of beauty. I hope you enjoy this part as well. Are you reading along?

Day 5

The caves of Hato
After a good nigh sleep, we drove to the caves of Hato near by the Hato airport.  These caves where used as hide out by the slaves, who fled for the slave traders.  You could still see the black smoke from their torches on the ‘ceiling’ of the caves. So sad, it made me very quite for a while.

The inhabitants who lived here before the slaves were the Arawak Indians. You can still see some of their remains in the form of wall drawings. So cool to see. They were placed there over 1500 years ago!

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Caves of Hato - Capital MondayTravel Journal of Curaçao - Caves of Hato - Capital Monday

The caves are surrounded by an Indian trail. Some sort of landscaped park where you can see all of the plants, trees and animals that are very common on the island. You also learn with trees and plants are extremely venomous only by touching them.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Caves of Hato - Capital Monday

Day 6

Chilling at Avila Beach Hotel
We didn’t do that much this day, that’s why they call it vacation right? Other ways you will be exhausted at the end. That was not what we were going for, so here a couple of great pictures of the hotel. There will be a Hotel review very soon by the way.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Avila Beach- Capital Monday
Travel Journal of Curaçao - Avila Beach- Capital Monday

Bedrock Café
After a day filled with doing almost nothing we went to a Café nearby, where we could have a nice drink and bite for a good price. This place is called Bedrock Café. We went here two times during our stay, it’s definitely a recommendation. This is a place were a lot of Dutch people come who live on this gorgeous island. The strangest thing is that every bar, supermarket or even houses are extra secured with bars. We ordered two hamburgers with fries, they were pretty good.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Bedrock café - Capital Monday

Day 7

Shopping at Sambil Curaçao
Of course we also went shopping at the closest shopping mall. We wind up at the local Sambil. They have al kinds of stores, from clothes to a lot of food stands. We fell in love with one store in particular… The VBK & Triple7 (yes, this is one store). Daan bought the coolest t-shirt there, that you wouldn’t see in typical Dutch stores. And I bought the most amazing black pants with wide pipes. Perfection, so I will make an outfit post with it in a couple of weeks.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Sambil- Capital Monday
Travel Journal of Curaçao - Triple7- Capital Monday

Dinner at Rozendeals
That evening we went out for dinner at restaurant Rozendeals across the street of our hotel. It’s one of the cutest restaurants that we have seen during our stay. I took the photo below when they weren’t open yet. I even held my camera over the fence. When it’s dark, it’s a very romantic spot. Perfect for a night with your lover.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Rosendeals - Capital Monday

Day 8 – The last day of our Travel Journal of Curaçao

Back to Punda
At the last day we returned our rental car and decided to take a walk to the neighborhood of Punda. We still needed some souvenirs, so that was our main goal. After some time of strolling around the centre, we came across a Victoria Secret store and I had to go inside. Here I purchased the cutest pasport holder ever.

Travel Journal of Curaçao - Capital Monday Travel Journal of Curaçao - Capital Monday

We also had our last lunch here, because we only had a couple of hours left before the transfer bus would pick us up at the hotel. So we tried to enjoy our last hours to the fullest. But that didn’t work out anymore, we both were a little bit home sick that day. It was nice get home again after a long flight.

I hope you liked the second part of our Travel Journal as well as the first part.

WHAT KIND OF THINGS DO YOU LOVE TO DO WHEN YOUR ON VACATION?

Love,
Chantal

Follow me on InstagramFacebookTwitterBloglovin and Pinterest to keep up with my personal life.

Perfect Places – Lorde
You can also follow the Capital Monday playlist on Spotify.

34 Responses

Geef een reactie

Het e-mailadres wordt niet gepubliceerd. Vereiste velden zijn gemarkeerd met *

CommentLuv badge

Follow Me

Chantal van Malssen

Profiel - Capital Monday

Hi everyone, welcome to my blog! Thank you for stopping by. I'm Chantal, a dutch lifestyle blogger & Graphic Designer.

Every week there will be two new articles online about lifestyle, reviews, fashion, hotspots and travel. You can come to me with all of your graphic challenges as well!

For any ads, competitions or other collaborations you can contact me on: Info@capitalmonday.com

Loving Life

  • I would love to start off my day again with this delicious turkeyburger! 😍 on of the healthiest thing I ate during our trip to New York!
•
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #mindset #inspire #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #foodporn #instafood #foodie #lunch #nyc #newyork
  • When we work on things Very hard, we want to see the outcome right away. That’s not the way things work. It need it’s time to manifistate itself. So practice your patience and great things Will happen.
•
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #mindset #inspire #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #quote #sunday
  • Maybe you already noticed it, I’ve been pretty busy with finding the right direction and mission in life and company. 🤩That’s way I came up with a new concept so that I can share my philisophical and helping thoughts with you.🤩
This serie if articles Will be called ‘The Late Night Sessions’ and my first subject is selfconciousness! 
Are you Reading along? Link in bio! 👆🏻 •
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #mindset #inspire #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #philosophy
  • Sorry... Today there ain’t gonna be a new blog post online. 🍩 I was to busy eating donuts! 🍩 Hihi, hopefully I can get back to you pretty soon. 
Love,
Chantal •
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #mindset #inspire #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #donuts #relax
  • In a land far from here... 💫 That’s were my dream became clear. 💫 I wanted to start my own business, now I’m going to make it a succes!

What’s your biggest dream? 📸 @kevingeurts •
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #ambition #beastmode #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #strength #mindset #wontstop #inspire #ambition #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #newyork #nyc
  • It’s coming... 🎄The most Wonderful time if the year! 🎄 What are your Looking forward to? I Will be enjoying my loved ones around me and the romantic candle light.
•
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #ambition #beastmode #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #strength #mindset #wontstop #inspire #ambition #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday #starbucks #coffee
  • Instagram Image
  • 🤗Let your creativity be on the loose! 🤗Don’t force it or it won’t come at All. Let it come to you and it Will be 🌟magical! 🌟
•
•
•
#thehappynow #thoughtoftheday #loveit #instadaily #picoftheday #ambition #beastmode #creative #success #passion #dreams #happiness #believe #strength #mindset #wontstop #inspire #ambition #thinkbig #livefullyalive #sayyestosuccess #thehappynow #positivity #sogood #goodvibes #makeshithappen  #gratitude #joy #bestthingever #capitalmonday
  • 🤔 Lost your inspiration for the future? 🤔Then I’ve got a great tip for you! Ask yourself what you want to reach in life and don’t think of any limitations. If That’s to hard, then think of how you want to feel. It often helps to visualize your dreams in order to achieve them! So That’s what I did. •
•
•
#photooftheday #loveit #instadaily #inspiration #mindfull #lifestyle #thehappynow  #dutchblog #blogger #instablogger #mindfulness #inspire #thegramgang #creativityfound #creative #liveauthentic #thinkbig #livefullyalive #gratitude #capitalmonday #moodboard

- Ad -

Travel Guide

Archive

Member of

%d bloggers liken dit: