Diving in Taganga May 25th 2011 We got back to Santa Marta and made our way to Taganga, approx 10mins out of town. Taganga was once a quaint, picturesque fishing village which has become over run by Scuba Diving Centres and rowdy tourists. It looks like it has lost a lot of its charm but it is one of the cheapest places in South America to do diving but other than that there is little else to do.
We came here, as Tony was s ... read more
South America » Colombia » Santa Marta » Taganga Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
We plan to blog our trip & would like to invite you all into the no doubt crazy and turbulent 2 year journey ahead ! It has already been a rocky road before we have even left, but since when has a broken arm in 4 places and pending operation ever stopped me! Also extremely pleased to report mums good progress with her treatment which enables us to go. Therefore....
our route is as follows:
9-14 February - 5 day's in New York for Tony's birthday
1 March - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the almighty Rio Carnival
10 March - Ilha Grande, Brazil
12 March - Paraty, Brazil
15 March -... full info