Official Visit to the Dutch Caribbean: Curaçao – Last Day
Today, Friday February 3rd, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and the Princess of Orange started the third and last day in Curaçao by visiting Landhuis Knip, a former plantation where, in 1795, number of slaves started a revolt. There they attended a performance about the slavery revolt.
Then the Royal Couple and the Princess oaid a visit to Hofi Mango, a former sugar plantation that now “a natural park with several beautiful gardens”.
In the afternoon the King, the Queen and the Princess visited Cas Abao beach to take part in a presentation organized by the Sea Turtle Conservation and Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), “a nonprofit organization created to protect the natural environment and to promote sustainable management of natural resources on the six Dutch Caribbean islands”. During the visit the Royal Couple and the Princess were informed about marine protected areas and the conservation of the turtle population and the Princess also returned a turtle to the sea.
In the evening the Royal Couple and the Princess attended the “Tumba Music Concert” with carnival performances.
Tagged Curaçao, Governor George-Wout of Curaçao, King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, The Princess of Orange.
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