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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Dive sites on Cozumel often have turtles! I always love diving El Paso de Cedral (Cedar Pass) and the Palancar Reefs. I cannot think of a single trip I have taken to Cozumel when I didn’t dive them more than once. Palancar is beautiful, full of colorful coral and sponges (and turtles!). Palancar Reef is […]

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5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Dive Cozumel, Reviews!, Travel by on June 27, 2017 10 Comments
5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Only 5 reasons I love diving in Cozumel, Mexico? Ha! There are many more than 5, but hey, I’m not writing a novel, I am writing a blog! So here goes! TURTLES! Cozumel diving always includes turtles, turtles, turtles! Divers mostly encounter Hawksbill Turtles, who oddly enough do not nest on Cozumel as Loggerheads and […]

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No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

I have roamed all over our amazing planet, and there is so much more to see! Having walked on seven continents, I have been privileged to see the most beautiful, fantastic, and incredible sights. Every place is so different and so unique, and I have loved all of my travels, and treasure my experiences, both good […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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It was an exciting dive in the Dampier Strait!

It was an exciting dive in the Dampier Strait!

On day 8 of one of the best dive trips of my life, the Arenui Liveaboard headed into the Dampier Strait of Raja Ampat. Our dive sites were Cape Kri, Blue Magic, and Saonek Jetty. Saonek Jetty brought the biggest shock of the day! The dive site is at a jetty, just as it sounds, […]

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Diving Day 4 in Fabulous Raja Ampat!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Diving in Indonesia, Travel by on April 2, 2017 10 Comments
Diving Day 4 in Fabulous Raja Ampat!

On diving day 4 in Raja Ampat I had become somewhat comfortable with my camera and housing, and I decided to try my hand at macro-photography (closeup photography). I know photographers who take absolutely amazing macro images and I have always wanted to do it myself. I know these do not come close to their […]

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A Visit to the Exceptional Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires!

A Visit to the Exceptional Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires!

Cemeteries are not usually on my “to visit” list, but there are exceptions, and Recoleta Cemetery is one. Arlington Cemetery, Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, some of the cemeteries in New Orleans (which I truthfully have never visited) are a few of them. The Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is definitely an exception, and if you […]

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Day 5 with the Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales!

Day 5 with the Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales!

Part Two: Antarctica is amazing in so many different ways Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales  are a part of it. The trip felt breathlessly exciting…just going to Antarctica is a mind adventure in and of itself. The seventh continent for me, the mysterious White Continent! Seeing animals, is for me, the most incredible part […]

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An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

Guest Post by Christine Heenan, Clarendon Group Inc. I met Christine on my trip to Antarctica in January 2017, and she certainly fits the description of an Amazing Woman! A Communications and Public Relations Expert who has worked in the White House, at Harvard University, is a Huffington Post Contributor, and an adviser to the Gates […]

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