Aruba did have a plethora of swank hotels that were obviously somewhat pricey. The Aruban economy seemed to be booming.
Another Aruba landmark was the lighthouse. Aruba tours are a little short on excitement.
The tour guide brought us to see one of Aruba’s natural wonders – the Natural Bridge. Only problem was that it collapsed several years ago. No problem, man. Just keep it on the tour.
Each island seemed to have their own brand of beer, almost all of them pilsners.
The oldest cactus in Aruba. It is said to be 140 years old. Which would you believe first, a catholic priest or a tour guide?
On Aruba there seems to be a custom of piling up roks on a beach into little pyramid shapes. It has something to do with good luck and wishes coming true.
This is an old gold mining / processing facility.
This is the view from the rock formation.
Nice tour bus, eh?
It says it all, right?