Rain brings life: rain and maternal worries

We have given ample attention to the miserable situation the inhabitants of Curaçao found themselves in ever so often in historical times, due to the lack of fresh water, and the ingenious solutions necessary to survive. When the circumstances got too extreme, humans, at least the white part of the population, had the choice to leave the Island, to leave on a ship and return to the motherland. Such a choice the slaves did not have, however. Nor the animals […] Read more »