WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Amalia concluded their visit to Curaçao on Friday. After two days full of sightseeing, (city) walks and conversations with representatives of various organizations, it is time to continue their visit to the Caribbean.
In addition to all kinds of consultations that the king and queen had, this visit was mainly about Princess Amalia. For her, it was the encounter with the Caribbean.
On Friday morning, the royal party visited Landhuis Knip, where the revolt against slavery began in 1795 under the leadership of Tula. After the king’s visit, Jeanne Henriquez, director of Museo Tula, asked whether he would apologize on 1 July this year for the suffering the Netherlands caused during the period of slavery.
The royal family had two days off, Saturday and Sunday. The family will travel to Sint Maarten on Monday, followed by Sint Eustatius and Saba on Wednesday and Thursday.