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Taroa Dunes

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Carlos Olmo

A desert of dunes on the Caribbean

The Taroa Dunes are among the most spectacular places in Punta Gallinas. Imagine that you've been travelling the Guajira for various hours through arid stretches of plant-less desert and all of a sudden you come upon immense mounds of sand measuring dozens of meters high. You begin to climb and the wind blows the grains of sand against your face and arms until the point that it almost hurts. You finally get to the top and then, all of a sudden, you see the Caribbean in all its turquoise splendor and the dune sloping down to an almost endless beach that makes you want to run down the dunes at full speed.

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