2008 New Year Holiday in
Aruba (page 2)
We climbed the 559 steps to the top of the Hooiberg, Aruba's tallest
free standing (ahem) mountain.
The view from atop the
Hooiberg is really excellent. One can see most of the island, and
there is usually a nice breeze on it.
We spent one day at the Marriott pool, and it has lots of friendly
The pool has a circular 'lazy river' circuit, and we enjoyed playing in
We also took a Pelican
Tour snorkel trip on their Catamaran. It was really nice cruising
out to the snorkel site on the cargo
net that spans the two pontoons.
The trip was very well
run and we all were required to wear vests.
The first site we went to
was in Malmok, and the second was the 'Antiyas' sunken freighter.
The kids really enjoyed swimming among
the fish, although I did not like not being able to watch all of them
While we were there, the Jolly Pirate joined us at the snorkel
As you can tell, Mom really enjoyed the trip with her kids and
(c) Edward Cheung, all