AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41187

Submitted by Ruud Stelten

Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean

Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba

Category: Monuments

The former slave cabins under a clear Caribbean sky on Bonaire's southern tip. These tiny structures of no more than 40 square feet each were built in 1850 to house the enslaved people working at the salt pans. These monuments are silent reminders of the Caribbean's gruesome slavery past.

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