Rain brings life: rain and people on Curacao

Rain, a scarce resource Fresh water has always been scarce on Curacao. Not only are there few fresh water wells, the amount of rainfall is generally not something to write home about. The recent wet years notwithstanding, Curacao experienced terribly dry years in recorded history. Many who live on the island longer than six years can probably still remember the dry times, during which everything looked so gray that you could only think the worst: this will never resolve itself, […] Read more »