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The huts provide rare insights into the harsh reality of the history of slavery in Bonaire, which lasted from the 16th Century until 1862. Apparently, the huts were constructed in the 19th Century, and served as camping facilities for slaves collecting salt from the ponds...More
The historical fact surrounding the yellow and white sets of slave huts are kind of interesting but neither stop has much historical information to describe and support what you are seeing. It is work a stop as you drive by.
There isn't a whole ton to see here but there is a lot of information and education to be learned about the people who lived in these tiny little huts. You only need to spend about 30 minutes here so it wont take up a...More
Visiting the slave huts on Bonaire, one gets a good sense of the living conditions these people experienced. The tragedy of slavery and the slave trade aside, stepping into one of these 'homes' gives you an appreciation for what you, yourself call 'home' - regardless...More
I am not sure what to write about this site. On the one hand I agree with others that there is not a great deal to see here but this place represents more than that. Its not meant to be an amazing looking must see...More
As we viewed this huts, it was hard to imagine more than one person being crammed into these little spaces. We learned that the huts were painted Red, White or Blue and the slaves were identified by the color of the huts that they lived...More