This is a little late but no less..
This winter I was blessed with an absolutely incredible opportunity to deepen my connection to something that has been very important to me over the last five years. Though I thought it were a long shot, I applied for a scholarship to attend an amazing 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training Retreat in Aruba. The universe came through, and I landed in this magical little community where I was reminded several times that I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be.
After just a couple days, I was already in love. So here are 5 Awesome Facts about Aruba:
1. They call themselves “One Happy Island” with citizens who come from more than 100 different countries & cultures. The social identity divides that seem to affect other Mosaic (my substitution for ‘Melting Pot’) societies don’t exist here.
2. Arubans have two official languages, Dutch & Papiamento but are also taught English & Spanish from elementary school onward, so they have FOUR languages. What a treat!
3. It is teeny tiny and only about 5mi at its widest and 19mi in length with a population of around 100,000.
4. The water here is not only crystal clear & beautiful blue, but the drinking water is also delicious & nutritious, filtering through a double reverse osmosis process before exiting any basic tap or faucet!
5. I now want to live here.