Re-Discover Your Mondi-Side – 7 Day Challenge

Nature –enthusiasts watch it; this one is for you! I am an experienced train traveler. As a student without a driver’s license I rely on the train to take me every place that is too far for me to cycle in a reasonable time frame. I have been spending plenty of time in trains and at train stations for quite a few years now, and in the last five years the scenery has changed. I see the same here on […] Read more »

Ecosplash II: The Blue Connection

Ecosplash is back! The Curaçao Footprint Foundation is working on the production of Ecosplash II: The Blue Connection (working title), the follow-up to Ecosplash: Kòrsou Salbahe. This series focuses on the colorful world that lies beneath the surface of the ocean. During the production process we will keep you up to date on the progress by regularly videos and photos. Make sure you don’t miss anything and keep visiting us, here and on Facebook:     Read more »

The theater

As a Dutch intern on Curaçao, it can be hard to keep up to date with what is going on at home with friends and family. If it hadn’t had been for a spontaneous Skype session with my youngest sister (I am a brother to four sisters) last week, I probably would have had no idea that she is going to be on stage this weekend, performing in a play for friends and family. Animal theater It’s not just humans […] Read more »

Look, listen, smell, feel, admire, enjoy and take photos

I wiggled my toes in the sand and marveled at the colorful spectacle on the horizon. A beautiful Curaçao sunset at the beach. There are few things in life as enchanting as a sunset. Especially here on the island, where every night around seven p.m. you can see the sun lower into the ocean like an orange beach ball, as to symbolize the closing time of the beach. If you can make the time to watch a sunset at the […] Read more »


My birthday was last week. With now twenty-four times the cycle of more or less 365 days on the clock, I am really almost halfway through my twenties. Of course, even far away from home, here on the island, a celebration was in order. Animals do things a little different. Their birthdays go by quietly, no more and no less important than any other day. As a lion you don’t have to count on a fresh, young zebra as a […] Read more »

Ecosplash – Kòrsou salbahe: episode 1

And here it is: the first episode of our 6-part nature documentary series. The series depicts the natural diversity of Curaçao. We produced the series in Papiamentu, aimed at the local community and schools on the Island. Later in the year, we plan to release Dutch and English versions. Enjoy! (note: our site performs beautifully in Mozilla Firefox. In case you experience problems with other  (commercial) browsers, give Firefox a try!)   Read more »