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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Colombia day 3 – Scuba diving in Taganga

It was yet again another great day of diving with plenty to see while hovering underwater. The warm is quite warm to where all people really need is a 3 mm wetsuit although some people do elect for the 5 mm wetsuit and/or a hood to wear over their head. Even though the water is … Continue reading »

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Colombia day 2 – Scuba diving in Taganga

I woke up to the clings and bangs of metal which I instantly recognized scuba air tanks were being loaded. Yup, it was Poseidon Dive Center all right early in the morning to make sure that it was the first one out on the waters to go diving. I had been here before so I … Continue reading »

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Thing to buy: Coffee, Soda, and Beer in Brazil

Before I go into depth about Colombia, I definitely have to put my two cents in about what to buy from Brazil which would be the drinks in this country. The Brazilian coffee is a little different from its Latin American counterparts  as I’ve been told the Brazilian version is a bit more bitter than … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 12 / Colombia day 1 – Leaving Brazil to catch a flight to go to Colombia for scuba diving

This was a very long dayyyyy of nothing but travel on a plane. It first started with a very early wakeup at around 2 am in order to get my gear all ready, head over to the front desk to check-out, and wait for my ride to take me to the airport. It was a … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 11 – Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas tour and Crazy soccer game

Today was a two-part adventure day consisting of going to Rio’s favelas and of course, no Brazilian trip would be complete without going to at least one soccer game! After getting ready, I jumped down to the lobby to wait for the tour guide to lead me and several others to going to Rocinha, the … Continue reading »

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