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Burros, Dives and Chivas: Your Guide to a Quick Weekend in Playa el Rodadero

One of the many benefits of living in Barranquilla, on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, is its convenient proximity the historic cities of Cartagena and Santa Marta, and their beautiful beaches of Isla Barú and El Rodadero, respectively. While Barranquilla has beaches, they aren't quite as scenic and pretty as those of Barú and Rodadero;… Continue reading Burros, Dives and Chivas: Your Guide to a Quick Weekend in Playa el Rodadero

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Puerto Colombia: 5 Reasons to Visit the Historic Gold Port

Whether you drive along the scenic Villa a Sabanilla or catch one of the large, colorful Cootransoriente buses ($2,400 COP) in Barranquilla, travel to Puerto Colombia is fast and easy, providing a nice little getaway to savor some culture, along with a few good reasons to visit this historic place. During it's prime, in the… Continue reading Puerto Colombia: 5 Reasons to Visit the Historic Gold Port

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The Snorkel Mask Debate: Traditional Tube or Full-Face?

World Oceans Day, June 8th, is a "global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future," according to The Oceans Project. Although it's not known exactly who started World Oceans Day, it has been promoted and supported around the globe, led by The Oceans Project since 2002. As an avid new diver, passionate… Continue reading The Snorkel Mask Debate: Traditional Tube or Full-Face?