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    Anywhere where I can see the turquoise-blue ocean
    Quote Originally Posted by Aruba4ever View Post
    I would struggle mightily trying to speak it but I CAN understand it reasonably well for someone who does not speak it. I have been asked on more than one occasion if I speak the language because I was able to follow conversations at the poker table....but only comment in English of course.
    That's already pretty good!

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    You would be much better off learning Piaiamento, here is a link for a site where you can learn the basics:

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    Quote Originally Posted by CK1 View Post
    Hi there!

    What I noticed: When I picked up my rental car, the guy there spoke in English with me. Then, the phone rang and he spoke in Dutch with the person on the phone. One of the employees entered the office and the spoke in Papiamento with him. Then he turned to me and continued our conversation in English.
    One of the things that amazes me most! I'm so in awe of their multiples languages!
    Jacki ~ loving Aruba from NJ

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