Tag Archives | global diving adventures

See The USA…in your Chevrolet, What to see in the USA

Drive across the USA

See the USA….in your Chevrolet Or a Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab with the Hemi 5.7, it doesn’t matter…. but I always thought the tune was catchy…. While our travels have taken us around and around the world,  last week they took us just 1200 miles away from home, a short jaunt over to Nebraska […]

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My First Time…….Underwater

I was messaging with a friend of mine after my last post went up (5 Responsibilities of a Certified Diver). He told me he was going to recommend my blog to his new Open Water class tonight. So we started talking about how cool it was to be an instructor and watch students take their […]

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Five Responsibilities of a Certified Scuba Diver

certified diver responsibility

  The issue of responsibility has certainly been my kick lately and I’m really not sure what brought it up, probably listening to people shirk responsibility in everything. No longer is a traveler responsible for anything that happens when they travel. Blame it on the travel agent. No longer is a parent responsible for his […]

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Raja Ampat, Indonesia ~ Perhaps the World’s Best Diving

“A truly fantastic diving experience . I have never been anywhere else that rivals the health of these reefs and the amazing diversity of marine life on every dive. It is a bit of a haul to get to Papua but it is more than worth the effort and a photographers dream. As always all […]

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Loving Current Diving ~Bonus~ Down Currents

I have been reminded by a few people that in my series on Loving Current Diving, I neglected to talk about down currents. Neglected would be the appropriate word. I chose not to talk about them for a simple reason. They can be scary! The idea behind the series is to help people love on […]

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Loving Current Diving ~ Part IV

  Welcome to the last installment of Loving Current Diving!   On our last dive adventure we had a number of divers who kept asking us to take them to dive sites without current. What I realized was that they simply had not been taught the skills. There are no specialty courses for learning to […]

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Loving Current Diving Part III

Loving Current Diving Part III   Are you salivating for those extra knots yet? If you are not quite sure, here are ways to use the current and reef structure in tandem to maneuver around in the current. Let’s start with my favorite, the Pinnacle or Sea Mount. On the pictures below, I’ve numbered various […]

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Loving Current Diving ~ Part II

In yesterday’s post (Loving Current Diving Part I) I talked about the major types of reefs and how current generally flows around them. Understand that there are ALWAYS variations on the theme. Now let’s look at how you want to actually move within the current to make your dive an enjoyable and safe one rather […]

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Responsibilities of the Dive Guide

Yesterday I posted some of my favorite diver etiquette tips. I didn’t do it to sound all Martha Stewart but because often divers don’t realize the impact their behavior has on other divers and those that serve them while on a dive adventure. But what about the other side of the coin… what are the […]

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Thanksgiving Traditions ~ Turkey and Scuba Diving?

In September 2010, I wrote a blog called, Tradition . I began the post, “There’s something about tradition….something comforting, something satisfying.  It’s a feel good moment that you’ve carried on something important into the future.  It’s a way of belonging.”   Kind of like Halloween and pumpkins, or like Christmas and Carrols, some things are […]

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