Tourist Dies in Aruba … Drowns at Conchi … Aruba, “It has a beautiful view, but a visit is not without danger” … Natalee Holloway would attest the Same
“It is tragic, but the location attracts people. It has a beautiful view, but a visit is not without danger.
The above comment might just become Aruba’s new tourism slogan. It pretty much gets to the point and is truthful. Its hard to argue with the truth. A 30 year old Bulgarian tourist died in Aruba due to drowning at Conchi, on the northern coast of Aruba.
So once again an individual drowns in the waters of Aruba; however, manages to be found as the waves push the drowning victim to shore. However, for some reason when it comes to the case of missing Natalee Holloway individuals have speculated that she drown and the 3 former suspects, Joran Van der Sloot, Depak and Satish Kalpoe had no involvement. Why is it when Natalee Holloway drown her body was never recovered, yet other drowning victims were?
Tourist drowns at Conchi – (Amigoe, 1/10/08)
A Bulgarian tourist has drowned yesterday after having fallen into the rough sea near the bathing-place Conchi, a popular tourist attraction at the northern coast of the island.
ORANJESTAD – A tourist drowned yesterday around 11:00, when he fell in the rough seas right outside the bathing-place at Conchi in the Arikok national park. The Natural Pool, as referred to by the tourists, is a popular attraction and lies at the northern coast of the island. The 30-year old Bulgarian tourist was swimming with friends in the natural pool. For still unknown reasons, the man fell from the rocks at Conchi in the sea that was rougher than usual due to the hard winds of the last days.
Two rescue teams tried to reach the area where the man has fallen in the water. By means of ropes tied to a jeep, one of the teams succeeded, but the man had already died. When salvaging the body, one of the rescue workers got lightly injured, when a big wave threw him against a rock.
The foundation that manages the national park including Conchi knows about the danger of the rough see near the natural pool. We have placed a considerable amount of signs warning the vacationers for the danger, says Ambrosio Curiel of the National Park Arikok Foundation. After yesterday’s incident, the foundation is considering placing park rangers again at the location to keep an eye on the people.
Curiel regrets the accident with the Bulgarian tourist. “It is tragic, but the location attracts people. It has a beautiful view, but a visit is not without danger. Waves more than three meters high have been seen at that location.”