As ’the island where it never rains’, Aruba is well appreciated for miles of unspoiled white sandy beaches and cristal clear blue waters. A large part of its 115.000 inhabitants is employed in the tourism industry. A throbbing 24/7 economy offers the 1.5 million tourists that visit this pearl of the Caribbean every year a large variety in night life, restaurants, shopping malls and tourist attractions. After a night or day on the town the tourists find refuge in one of the many luxury oceanfront resorts. The locals take great pride in their culture and folklore and every year crowds fill the streets during its’ famous carnival.