Aruba Arriba! January 12th 2006 9 nights, 10 days in Aruba. 1 olympic sized pool. Close to 30 hours of training. 2 ocean swims. 2 swimming related injuries. 1 boat ride. Countless flipturns. 3 people to a bed. 0 clothes. WAY too much money spent. Beastly muscles.
thank you college swimming training trip.
The swimming was done at the only competition pool on the island, the Piscina Olympico which is on the southeast side of th ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Aruba Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refin... ... read more