01.22.2013 - 01.22.2013
Frigate birds were soaring overhead as we docked at 7am
The sun rose and Oranjestad awakened. Aruba is a small island in the Dutch West Indies, just 70 square miles
Tourism is flourishing, thanks to Aruba's beautiful beaches and friendly people.
Reflecting the Dutch influence in their architecture seems to be a good tourism move.
Work is being done on a shopping street.
A local supermarket posts prices in Netherlands Antilles Guilders.
Ready to let go the lines!
Looking from our balcony we have a good view of the port side of the bridge, and the start of our trip to Cartagena.