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WCQ587 Andre Rojer Takes Us to Gorgeous Curacao

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is heading out to Provincetown. She is excited for today's show on Curacao and her guest, Andre Rojer, let's us know all about it.

Guest: Andre Rojer, marketing manager of the Curacao Tourist Board joins Amy on this Queercast. Andre describes this incredible island and informs us on traveling, the cuisine, the culture, the different languages spoken, and its motto of Biba i laga Biba or Live and Let Live. Curacao is LGBT friendly and their Pride parade (www.curacaopride.com) will be celebrated on September 24th. For more information visit www.curacao.com.

Music Featured on This Queercast: Charo - "Caliente (Hot)" and Elton John - "Island Girl"

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