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Jul 23, 2010 - Playa Blanca/ Isla del Rosario

I'm scared of water and yet I found myself very curious about scuba diving. Mag has been trying to get me to try it for years and I have always flatly refused. However this time, tempted by the crystal clear Caribbean waters, I found myself saying yes. I was terrified as I squeazed my face into my mask and somewhat confused by how to put the snorkel in my mouth and how on earth that plastic tube was supposed to help me breath. But eventually I got the hang of it. We saw very little during our snorkeling excursion as the visibility was bad,...

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Jan 3, 2006 - New Year!

Welcome to the New Year! Taylor and I thought about how lucky we are to have people like you in our lives! Thanks! We spent the last 5 days in Taganga, a small fishing village. It was a beautiful beach town, that actually became quite busy over the holiday week. Filled with happy colombians, playing bad spanish dance music and eating fried fish with rice and salad for every meal...how do they do it? We found a great little bungalow with hammocks to stay in. It was right on the beach, which made it even better. And a fresh fruit juice stand...

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Dec 2, 2005 - Columbia

I made it to columbia with minimun hassle. I spent the first day in an old historic town, in fact the oldest post columubus settlement in the country, interseting historic buildings, obviously quite spanish, very safe at nicght with a coll breeze perfect for strolling the town. Thought, of course, I got rather lost and spend a good half hour backtracking round in circles looking for my hostel. Then next day I heading to a little fishing village (is a theme forming here) called Taganga. It's on the carribean coast and quite beautiful...

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