Jose is our maintenance man and he has a laugh and a smile that could light up a room. You will always see Jose busy, with either a paintbrush in his hands or a pool net cleaning the pool.
Where did you grow up?
Portugal and Holland.
Who inspires you most?
What do you aspire to learn more about?
Always more to learn about Capoeira.
(Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. He teaches this to the Saba kids via Child Focus Foundation.)
What is your most treasured possession?
My adorable kids.
What is your favorite movie of all time?
Coming to America (laughing)
What is your motto?
Een dag niet gelachen is een dag niet geleefd.
(A day not laughed is a day not lived)
What do you consider your greatest achievement to be?
Bought my own house at a young age.
What do you love most about Saba?
Your perfect day off in Saba?
A day doing nothing…watching movies and chilling.
What could you never do without?
Why do you like working at Tropics Café / Juliana’s Hotel?
Every day I learn something else, and meeting people.
What do you value most in your colleagues?
Everyone works hard together.
What is your favorite spot at Tropics Café / Juliana’s Hotel?
The Tipsy Goat bar.
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