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Have a look at Beth Ellin from Las Vegas. She send us a great picture and wrote:
“Aruba to me is….. Love at First Sight!
Beth: “We arrived in Aruba in 1989 as a fluke. But we have been visiting for the last 30 years by CHOICE. In 1989 I received $750 in American Airlines vouchers after being bumped on a flight. They were about to expire, so I went to the airlines ticket office (they had them back then) and said, “Where is the farthest we can go for $750? She said Paris or Aruba. I had taken my son to Paris, so we picked Aruba. I asked the lady, “Where is Aruba?”
She said, “I have no idea. But people seem to love it.” So I traded the voucher for two tickets for a week-end at the Holiday Inn. It was love at first sight. I thought Hawaii had the most beautiful beaches until we saw Palm Beach. I don’t think I had seen that many shades of blue. Now I knew what color “azure” was.
But what we like best about Aruba is the people. We now have life-long friends who live on the island who we see every trip. We’ve met some Dutch visitors and have spent time at their home in Holland. And I learned how to cook funchi!
We love Aruba. I hope I can spend my next 30 years in Aruba every July!q