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Stop and see.

A must stop and see where slaves had to live that worked in the salt mines. Sad. Wish they had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
One of stops on Herbert taxi island tour

We stopped off to look around as part of an island tour witHerberdt taxi. Such small houses with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fife, United Kingdom
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"Pink beach" on the southwestern coast bearing cubby-house-sized stone huts in which slaves working the saltpans used to sleep.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A must stop and see where slaves had to live that worked in the salt mines. Sad. Wish they had more history posted for reading.

Thank scrapbookchef
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off to look around as part of an island tour witHerberdt taxi. Such small houses with such a sad history, poor people who would have to live in such a small house. A beautiful beach to see too

Thank Cloudy036
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We were amazed but the remaining slave huts at Witte Pan just down the road from the salt production on Bonaire. Slaves lived in the huts while working the salt production on the island. Many slept in the tiny huts which amazed us. You can...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 9 December 2017

as you drive south around the island this is one of several sets of slave huts, views are tremendous.

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 December 2017

My husband & I embarked on a 2 and a half hour guided off-roading adventure via open-air vehicle through one of the Caribbean's best preserved mangrove forests. We spotted pink flamingos, great white herons, frigate birds, brown pelicans, goats, donkeys, lizards and more. We were...More

Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed 12 February 2017

To see this location, in a barren, hot land, you realise what a hard life the slaves and locals had. Horrific.

1  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 17 May 2016

It's worth a quick stop to see these if you are driving by. I don't think I'd make a special trip to these white slave huts unless you're really a history buff, or unless this is something you are extremely interested in seeing, in which...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here between dives to not only see a little bit of the history of the island. It was very eye opening to read about how the people lived & why they were placed here & as well ae how small...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 13 April 2016

In between dives my husband and I stopped at Witte Pan. Interested in the history behind Bonaire, it was worth the 5-10 minutes we spent. Its just amazing to see how small the homes were for the slaves. Really makes you appreciate what you have....More

Thank jaynic_09
Reviewed 12 April 2016

There are two groups of slave huts on this road. The ones painted white are accompanied by a historical marker that tells about when they were constructed and a little bit about the lives of the people who used them and why. The yellow huts...More

Thank Ken S
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