Archive for October, 2010

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Exploring Isla Tortuga

You might have heard of Isla Tortuga before. Most likely, you might have heard someone mention it on entertainment news. The reason for the place to be familiar is that this is one of the popular spots where celebrities take vacations. The most notable ones were Britney Spears and Mel Gibson. Now, before you dismiss […]

What Makes A Cool Surfer Dude!

Definitely not this…small waves…full suit in the tropics. But what can I say? I got out there and had some fun for about three hours. This was actually down in Mexico, not in Costa Rica. So the water was cold…a knee shaking 58 degrees. The best surf I have had in the last couple months […]

Amateur Bullfighting In Mexico

Bullfighting used to be a popular sport that was introduced by the Spanish conquistadores. So popular it is that cities and towns had erected bullrings and even makeshift arenas to accommodate the sport. Through the years, however — and understandably at that, bullfighting is on the decline as more modern games like soccer has become […]

How To Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea

One of the more common mishaps in traveling in Mexico is when you get afflicted by turista or traveler’s diarrhea. It is usually caused when one drinks contaminated water or contaminated fruit or vegetables. If you want to avoid spending your vacation in solitary confinement to a Mexican toilet, follow these simple rules: 1. Stay […]

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