The Natural Bridge
Sunset Over The Caribbean Sea (view from the Sunset Sail we took)
Caribbean Food - shrimp cooked and served on a sizzling stone with dirty rice
Aruba is a desert island.
Our hotel was right on the beach!
The Caribbean is so nice!
Antilla Shipwreck - we took an underwater adventure tour in a partially submerged vessel.
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2nd best family vacation overall was to the island of Aruba in the
Dutch Caribbean. We went there in July of 2005, and it was just a
fun island overall. The humidity was a little bit more than we
expected, but the trade winds were nice. Aruba is a part of the
Kingdom of the Netherlands. Behind me in this picture is the
Natural Bridge on the East Coast of the island. We rented a car,
and it was pretty easy to drive around the island. Our hotel was
on the beach so we were able to take in plenty of sun as well. In
addition, we saw the California Light House, some nice rock formations,
and also Arikok National Park (which is a desert wildlife
preserve). We had to do some pretty good off roading in Arikok in
our Toyota Yuris (similiar to an Echo). Moreover, we also went on
a semi-submarine adventure and saw tropical fish, coral reefs, and also
the sunken Antilla ship. The last night, we took a sunset
sail. I also got a massage in a beachfront hut at the Spa Del
Sol, which was at our hotel. This was probably one of the best
massages I ever got.