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Winner january 2019: Mike Harterink's picture of Green Turtle breathing with the Quill in the background
Next winner will be chosen in july 2019

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Beautiful Statia

By : Robert Proper
The Quill St Eustatius, seen from Knippenga Estate.
By : Olga Modderkolk
North East coast of Statia near Guyeau Estate,
By : Maria Patricia
Quill mountain seen from the dive boat. The boat trip is as enjoyable as the dives itself.
By : Olga Modderkolk
West coast of Statia with view on The Old Gin House.
By : Robert Proper
Quill vulcano. View on Knippenga Estate seen from seaside.
By : Miranda
Love the restaurant with amazing views
By : Mike Harterink
Inside the Quill crater
By : Lee Owen
View of 2 rainbows from patio of villa Le Cygne Blanc at Knippenga Estates
By : Bas Scholten
On the way to Statia
By : Eefje van Duyn
Cliff near Battery De Windt. Often you see goats climbing the very steep, almost vertical, slope.
By : Eefje van Duyn
Tree roots in Quill National Park
By : Eefje van Duyn
Hiking in unspoiled nature of Statia
By : Robert Proper
Green environmont at Knippenga Estate and Quill Vulcano
By : Eefje van Duyn
Tranquil nature around Quill Mountain.
By : Jorn Wegter
Swimming in Orange Bay, view on the hotels The Old Gin House and Golden Era.
By : Patty Schutte
Relaxing at Scubaqua Dive Center
By : Leonieke
Ky-mani Marley enjoyed his stay at villa Loasis, Knippenga Estate
By : Leonieke
View over Zeelandia coming from Knippenga Estate
By : Leonieke
Rondje over de Bay
By : Celine Besson
Relax on the top of the Quill looking at St Kitts!! Island time.
By : Rob Slotboom
A stranded ship at night.

Historic Statia

By : Patty Schutte
Bay Path, the steep short cut from Orange Bay to the town and fortress. It's the oldest still existing road on Statia, build in 1636.
By : Patty Schutte
Authentic house in Oranjestad.
By : Patty Schutte
Battery De Windt, built around 1756.
By : Eefje van Duyn
H.M. Queen Beatrix Road.
By : Eefje van Duyn
Old building and cannon near The Old Gin House.
By : Eefje van Duyn
Classic house in Oranjestad
By : Eefje van Duyn
Classic house in Oranjestad
By : Louise Boekestijn
Adventurous tour with kids
By : Dick Blijleven
Road at Lynch Plantatation.
By : Dick Blijleven
Het Berkel museum op de Lynch Plantage. Een prachtige plek om in alle rust van historie en natuur te genieten.
Berkel museum at Lynch Plantation is a beautifull and restfull place to enjoy history and nature.
By : Dick Blijleven
Replica van het Berkel familie huis aan Oranjestraat 1.
Binnen is te zien, hoe er werd geleefd. Ongeveer 100 jaar geleden.
Replica of Berkel Family house.
Inside you see how life was 100 years ago.
By : Dick Blijleven
Hier binnen is te zien, welk gereedschap de familie Berkel ter beschikking had om de Plantage te bewerken en vis te vangen.
Here you see wich tools the family used to work on the plantation and catch fish.
By : Dick Blijleven
Toegang naar het Berkels familie museum.
Entrance to Berkel Family museum.
By : Dick Blijleven
Prieel op de Lynch Plantage.
Bower on Lynch Plantation.
By : Tony Govers
Local children swimming between the remains of historic buildings and landing place.
By : Tony Govers
Historic government building
By : Tony Govers
Lovely old house screaming for restauration.
By : Tony Govers
Queen Beatrix Road in the town
By : Tony Govers
Pretty Statian houses.
By : Tony Govers
Beautifull historic house
By : Jorn Wegter
Ancient warehouse at Orange Bay
By : Jorn Wegter
Beautifull authentic colonial house
By : Jorn Wegter
Just a street in the town
By : Jorn Wegter
Ancient building
By : Jorn Wegter
A part of the facade of the government building. The structure of the different materials are well visible.
By : Patty Schutte
Fortress in Oranjestad
By : Patty Schutte
Looking up to the fortress from The Old Gin House
By : Patty Schutte
Historic wall behind The Old Gin House
By : Tony Govers
Fort Oranjestraat
By : Tony Govers
Dining on historic walls at Ocean View Terrace

Sunrise and sunset

By : Robert Proper
Good morning Statia! Another wonderful day is about to start.
The ultimate luxury of silence.
View on St. Kitts at sunrise.
By : Lisa Dijkshoorn
Good morning Oranje Baai, Statia.
By : Patty Schutte
Sunset at Villa l Oasis, Knippenga. Total peace.
By : Mike Harterink
Sunset at lower town
By : Raimie Richardson
Sunrise in paradise
By : Dana Ryan
Sunset from Blue Bead
By : Dana Ryan
Oranjestad - near Scubaqua Dive Center
By : Dana Ryan
Sunset At Oranjestad
By : Dana Ryan
Days end at Villa LOasis-pure tranquility.
By : Rob Proper
Saba by sunset
By : Jorn Wegter
Yachts anchoring in Orange Bay.
By : Jorn Wegter
Big ship, slowly passing by.
By : Patty Schutte
Is this why they named it Orange Bay?.

Wildlife

By : Dirkje de Jong
This beautiful creature is often in our garden and took the time to observe me as I did the same.
By : Wendy Veira
While doing the dishes I saw this in the garden......
By : Mike Harterink
Green Lizard showing off
By : Jorn Wegter
Leguan

Sealife

** Winner january 2019 **

By : Mike Harterink
Green Turtle breathing with the Quill in the background.
By : Mike Harterink
A little piece of underwater art, the Gaudy Clown crab
By : Mike Harterink
Seahorse
By : Mike Harterink
Charlie the resident Barracuda of the Charles Brown wreck
By : Mike Harterink
Flamingo tongue
By : Mike Harterink
Queen Angel Fish
By : Mike Harterink
Green turtle having lunch
By : Mike Harterink
Charles Brown wreck
By : Mike Harterink
Lowertown beach
By : Mike Harterink
Cooling off

Goats in motion!

Many wild goats on Statia, they just go anywhere and often where you would not expect them..

By : Robert Proper
Goats in motion! Wild goats near Guyeau Estate.
By : Patty Schutte
More goats in motion! Wild goats near Guyeau.
By : Marion Schroen
Hike to Bergje, September 1, 2018.
By : Marjolein Smit
Road to White wall
By : Patty Schutte
These funny animals show up anywhere.
By : Patty Schutte
That's why flowers on Statia usually only bloom more than 5 ft above the ground!

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By : Robert Proper
The restful sound of the ocean in the morning at The Old Gin House. The remainings of ancient harbour and warehouses are still there.
By : Maria Patricia
Refreshing showers in the night made all plants flourish, now the sun is about to rise.