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Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles

Caption: Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Formerly the capital of the Netherlands Antilles prior to its dissolution in 2010, it has an estimated population of 140,000. The historic centre of the city consists of two quarters: Punda and Otrobanda. They are separated by the Sint Anna Bay, an inlet that leads into the large natural harbour called the Schottegat. Punda was established in 1634, when the Dutch captured the island from Spain. The original name of Punda was de punt in Dutch. Otrobanda, which was founded in 1707, is the newer section of the city and is considered to be the cultural center of Willemstad. Its name originated from the Papiamentu otro banda, which means

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6. pincollector1
3:16 AM GMT on June 08, 2013
Hi BoazR:

Thank you very much.

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5. BoazR
1:30 AM GMT on June 08, 2013
Beautiful!
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4. pincollector1
6:08 AM GMT on June 05, 2013
Hi Newenglandlight:

Thank you very much.

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3. newenglandlight
11:50 PM GMT on June 04, 2013
Great shot! Congrats on World View!
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2. pincollector1
11:35 PM GMT on June 04, 2013
Hi Pictonite:

Thank you very much.

Ron
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1. pictonite
1:37 PM GMT on June 04, 2013
Beautiful! Love the colours!!
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I am a professional photographer living in Winnipeg, Canada. My special interests are people and nature photography. I have been taking pictures for over 35 years. Winnipeg has a very agreeable climate in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Winters can be quite cold especially in January. No matter what season, picture taking opportunities in Winnipeg are excellent.

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