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Blue/Green Aruba Beaches

Aruba is an island of white sands, blue/green water and frothy waves that offer to visitors a landscape picture-perfect serenity. Normally the water of sea is uncolored but the color blue that our eyes see is because it reflects the blue sky. From a scientist point of view, this color is produced by a phenomenon…Continue readingBlue/Green Aruba Beaches

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Turtles On Eagle Beach Aruba

Picture shows an empty Eagle Beach, around sunset time. Typical setting for turtles to come on land. These days Eagle Beach is filled with barricades to protect nesting of turtles eggs. These animals are very vulnerable and rare. Together with the association of turtles on Aruba, officials sealed off areas where turtles come to shore…Continue readingTurtles On Eagle Beach Aruba

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BBQ-rules On Aruba Beaches

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Follow up: Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

In the previous post about Aruba’s drinking water I explained why the water is so good and pure. In this post I’m going to give you a more detailed explanation about the purification process and more information about the local water company. Aruba has no other source of getting water other than the Caribbean Sea.…Continue readingFollow up: Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

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Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

As mentioned in an earlier post about the rainfall in Aruba, this island is very dry. Rainfall is average 16.2 inches/44 centimeters per year. Being a volcanic island (meaning: this island came about an underwater volcanic eruption a long time ago) and also a coral island, there is no water source under the ground. A major…Continue readingFresh Drinking Water From The Sea

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Windsurfing Aruba: Hi-Winds 2007

Aruba is cooled by a very comfortable breeze, the trade winds, at an average speed of 32.2 km/h (20 mph). Wind gusts up to 56.3 km/h (35 mph) are also very common. Combine this with the perfect depth at Fisherman’s Huts beach/Hadicurari Beach you’ll get the ideal location for any event. Windsurf enthusiasts have recognized…Continue readingWindsurfing Aruba: Hi-Winds 2007