Bonaire History and Culture for tourism. Find out about the people, tradition tourist locations and activities types, The Bonairean culture is reflected in the faces of her people. Its origins are as varied as are the ethnic roots of the 19,000 plus residents. The real Bonairean culture is based on traditions that go back many generations and are chronicled in the songs and dances that are performed during holidays and festivals. It is also based on strong family ties and a general respect for nature and an understanding of an environment that originally was foreign to those first settlers and slaves that were forced to work the inhospitable, arid land. Bonaire History and Culture for tourism Book has the whole information on Bonaire.