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Swimming With Sea Turtles for free in Akumal, Mexico + Awesome Video

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One of our best memories from our nearly three months in Mexico was when we went to Akumal and swam with sea turtles! An amazing experience that is totally free.

We actually went there on my birthday but a million things went wrong and we ended up not getting in the water and not swimming with turtles. I was devastated. Instead, we ate overpriced cake in Akumal while the rain poured down…

Only two days later we were back in Akumal and this time we were in luck! We actually found the beach, it was a beautiful day and we swam with sea turtles!

Armed with our GoPro camera we managed to get some amazing footage (be sure to check out our video at the end of this post! (more…)

Video Blog: Swimming in the Gran Cenote near Tulum

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Just before discovering Paradise on Earth we went to swim in a nearby cenote, the Gran Cenote in Tulum. It was the first time we tested out our newest toy: GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition – much more on that very soon.

We took a colectivo from Playa del Carmen – they are local mini busses you share with other people. It’s very inexpensive to use them to travel around in Mexico – but you have to wait for it to be full, so it can be very unpredictable.

However, we actually waited in line with a bunch of other people for a colectivo. It filled up immediately and we were on our way to Tulum. (more…)

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