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Playa Pretu (translation to English would be Black Beach) is a beach on the southern shore of Curacao. Not only the black sand makes this beach noteworthy but also the beautiful shallow water coral reef that is just a couple of feet offshore.

 

After the worst rain season I can ever remember on this island the roads leading there are completely destroyed. Last Sunday some friends and I went off-road to this and some more places on the same (private) property. For the sunset we decided to stop at this beach, unfold some chairs, fire up a barbecue and enjoy the colors nature put on display.

 

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Keeping the techies happy with some numbers:

56 seconds | f / 9.0 | ISO 100 | 16 mm efl | ND filter | geotagged

 

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Taken on January 23, 2011