Category Archives: Photo Gallery

Today is Bonaire Day, Dia di Bonaire, Dia di Boneiru! Enjoy Bonaire’s Flag Day!!

Bonaire’s Flag Day is September 6th each year. Today, September 6th, is Bonaire’s Flag Day, a day which is filled with reminders of our unique culture and heritage. The day was officially opened with the traditional flag-raising ceremony.   View the entire schedule of events. Prayers go to

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The Children’s Carnival (Karnaval) Was a Glitzy Pageant of Color and Energy

Bonaire’s Children’s Carnival was in Rincon on Saturday and Kralendijk on Sunday. This past weekend, over 300 of Bonaire’s youth kept the older population entertained when they performed in the 2017 edition of the Bonaire Youth Carnival Parade in Rincon on Saturday and in Kralendijk on Sunday. The

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Bonaire Joins the Caribbean Birding Trail to Showcase Bird Tourism

Bonaire Joins the Caribbean Birding Trail. Many of Bonaire’s visitors have a keen interest in nature, and that has been amply documented as thousands and thousands of divers and snorkelers flock to the island each and every year, many with fish ID lists in hand! Bonaire’s topside fauna

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Getting the Shot–Eye on Elly Albers

Earlier this year, we profiled the stunning underwater photography of Ellen Muller, and this series continues to feature Bonaire’s exceptional amateur nature photographers with our Eye on Elly Albers. Elly was born in 1968 in a small town in the north of Holland, but she made her home on

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Fantastic Video of Bonaire Above the Water Line

We have shared some fantastic underwater videos recently, but we cannot forget that Bonaire is just as stunning above the water line!  Today we feature a video which illustrates why so many visitors fall in love with this island! Today’s featured video, by We Share Bonaire, is narrated in Bonaire’s

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Kitemanera 2016 Opens with a Bang!

Wow.  Simply Wow.  If you were not on the beach at Atlantis this morning for the opening of Kitemanera 2016, then you missed the costume party to beat all costume parties!  There was simply no way anyone attending could NOT HAVE FUN! Not only did we see some

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The 2016 Karnaval Celebration Is Full of Beautiful Pageantry

This past Saturday and Sunday, everyone took to the streets in Rincon and Kralendijk to celebrate the Grand Karnaval (Carnival) Parades, right alongside of the participants. On Saturday, one could visit Rincon where a smaller preview of what was to come was featured.  For those who like to take

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Getting the Shot: Eye on Ellen Muller

Bonaire has a wealth of excellent nature photographers, both professional and amateur.  This year, the Bonaire Insider will profile some of these amazing amateur photographers and showcase their work.  Our first resident photographer is Ellen Muller. Ellen moved from the United States to Bonaire in 1980. She didn’t pick up

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Sanikolas Has Arrived on Bonaire!

The old gentleman is finally here, having arrived last Saturday afternoon on Bonaire’s Town Pier, all the way from Spain!  There was much anticipation, especially by Bonaire’s little ones, as the long-awaited Sanikolas (Sinterklaas in Dutch) and his Zwarte Piet were due to arrive. Everyone gathered in Wilhelmina Plaza, where

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