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good birding spot

Hot and dry when we were there (except the actual water falling from the windmill). No real... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
OldSwampy
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central VA
Mildly interesting for brief stop

Across from parrot sanctuary (which has very limited hours open to passing public), this is of some... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Ed O
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Magnolia, DE
via mobile
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18 May 2018
“good birding spot”
9 Aug 2018
“Enjoyed the hike!”
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Kaminda Goto, Rincon, Bonaire
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

We hiked the Dos Pos hiking trail. It gives you a good feel for the terrain and flora of Bonaire. Be sure to bring water, sunscreen, hat, etc. Long pants may provide protection from plants with thorns. Some parts of the trail are a little...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Hot and dry when we were there (except the actual water falling from the windmill). No real amenities, but this is a great spoet for birding due to the availability of fresh water. A little piece of the real Bonaire.

Thank OldSwampy
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It was small place on the way to Rincon where westayed for few minutes. It had a windmill to draw water from the ground and supplied fresh water .

Thank Nangavaram R
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Across from parrot sanctuary (which has very limited hours open to passing public), this is of some historical interest, but not much to it...Located on rural road. Bike, hike & for-wheel trails nearby. Plenty of cacti to see, and lizards, off course. Saw traces of...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our taxi driver stopped to show us this well and gave us the history of how it was used and how they trained a donkey to carry water from the well to the people that needed it in town that was miles away. Interestingly, it...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Since I was a volunteer at Echo, across the street from the Pos, I used the Pos to wash my clothes and shower every couple of days. It was nice and quiet most of the time, except for the occaisional tourist driving by haha! There's...More

Thank Maddi L
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Until 1898 this was an open well that served the principal settlement, Rincon, on the island as well as the rest of the northern part of Bonaire. In 1940 a windmill and reservoir were built to increase available water supplies. In 1949 two water distributions...More

Thank Llibsenoj
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Critical source of water for inhabitants of Rincon as well as wild life. Initially hand or donkey carried to individual dwellings. Windmill and reservoir built in 1940. Besides the windmill and information sign at site, there are still functioning faucets and small pool there. Interesting...More

Thank Llibsenoj
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