Hooiberg Mountain, a volcanic formation, Aruba

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Aruba's second-highest peak attracts lionhearted souls with its 165m, 587-stair climb. Summiting Hooiberg (it means 'haystack' in Dutch) takes most people about 20 minutes, and the reward is more than worth it: you'll use the energy of a johnnycake or two, and on a clear day you can see all the way to Venezuela.

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