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A day of Island Life (8 photos)
February 6, 2011 View comments
Wake up by a Jet blast, have some fun playing with friends, after play comes rest and thought. Oops, we can't forget to sustain ourselves! But most important of all, look forward to the next day.
This is the story of the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. An island which sells its natural beauty, its "everything goes" and "do not worry" lifestyle. It's a fun playground for the tourist who enjoy all the different kind of activities. During this touristic advertisement, the government forgot it's own people. While tourism dollars should sustain the whole population comfortably, this in reality isn't the case. There is a good fraction of the population suffering day to day, trying to earn a honest living where food prices are off the roof, where corruption is strife and where opportunities are severely lacking... (more)