Sol Caribe Providencia
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When we were in Barbuda we wanted to see the well-known horse races. Since we didn't participate in the races, mom and dad brought us to the ones in Providencia Columbia. We traveled with Rafiki, Baloo, Nylaya, Blowing Bubbles and Ullr to the race located in Southwest Beach. We rode in the back of two pick-up trucks to get there. (You would never be able to sit in the back in the U.S. like this!) When ...
... a 100-ton Master-Near Coastal along with a sailing endorsement.
So, what of you want be to be a Captain, but don't know how to sail? Follow the wise words of Captain Ron:
Martin Short: "We don't know how to drive a boat"
Captain Ron: "The best way to find out Kitty is to get her out in the ocean, if anything is going to happen, it's going to happen out there"
... out to them and they told us their boat was taking on water and they needed to tip it over. We kept going and decided we would try to find the correct entrance to the mangroves while they sorted it out. Unfortunately, though, as we paddled closer and closer to the thick green growth, all water paths seem to lead to a dead end. I certainly didn´t want to fall into that water! At that point, Randi and Matt had managed to somehow ...
... to the delicious, but low-key restaurant called Caribbean Place, a small house surrounded by piles of wine bottles, which I guess were decoration? Regardless we had some more delicious shrimp and crab dishes and headed to bed soon after since Randi and Jon were getting up early the next day to go scuba diving and we were all pretty tired from the sun and sea.
Day two I accompanied Randi and Jon to Felipe´s Dive Shop where, true ...
... on San Andrés which were very easy going but a bit weird after being on almost-deserted beaches and switching to crowded tourist-riddled spots.
One day was spent on a tour of a local reef spot where you can spot rays and different fish but it was very difficult sharing the space with 200 other tourists and sad to see them walking all over the reef that they had paid to come and see. In a few years I doubt that much of the reef will exist and that will be the end ...