Tag Archives | scuba diving

Where in the World Are We, How the Hell do We Afford It and What’s Up with the Houses?

Part I – How the Hell Do we Afford It? My sister once shyly asked me, “Carin, how do you afford your lifestyle?” We’ve never really been a family that talked about money so I know she had a hard time asking, but I was happy to explain. Our plan is quite simple actually (and […]

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Yellow Rocks of Bali

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Yellow Rocks of Bali (Shore diving Bonaire style on the North Coast) On the island of Bonaire, more than 60 yellow rocks along the roadside point the way to easy to access shore diving sites.  It’s one of the things that makes the island stand out in the minds of divers worldwide.  These iconic dive […]

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Seeing the World in a Different Light

 My underwater world has been shattered in a wondrous, magical way. I have discovered an entirely new layer of world below the blue that I never knew existed. One that has been cleverly cloaked right before my eyes. And it reminded me of a Cuban dance. So let me digress. The Traditional dance of Cuba […]

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Muck Diving in the Philippines ~ Photos of Wild and Wooly Creatures in the Sea

All Macro. All the Time. My First Muck Dive We were first introduced to the concept of muck diving way back in 1996 during a trip to remote Papua New Guinea. It didn’t sound very appealing to me, I’ll admit. I had a vision of low vis and well….muck… slimy, ooey-gooey, harbor sludge. What fun […]

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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 I

Loving Current Diving: Simply a Game of Hide and Seek Part I Understanding Reef Structure I become sad when divers recoil about diving in current. It’s such a cool place to be. There is nothing more thrilling than being out on the front end of a pinnacle with current blasting. Why? Because that’s where all […]

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One of the best conversations I never had

One of the biggest fears in travel is arriving in a place not speaking the local language. I think this fear often steers travelers in the direction of same language countries. After all, how much easier for it for an American to travel to Australia than Austria? Americans of course, tend to be among the […]

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The Greatness Puzzle

The Greatness Puzzle Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. ― Albert Einstein In life, we are all building our own personal jigsaw puzzle. I call it a greatness puzzle. We are each individually […]

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Scuba with us in Bonaire this November, 2011!!

Bonaire SCUBA Sampler Do you want to: Do some great diving with a fun group of people? Hone your dive skills under the supervision of top instructors? Finish up a diving certification? Get a great deal on a vacation? Have a once in a lifetime adventure? If you answered “Yes” to any of those questions, […]

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Great Summer Dive Getaway- St. Vincent and Young Island

Summer Getaway- Young Island, St. Vincent Young Island, the dive and party place of the jet set will be OURS this August 6th-13th as we launch a James Bond style takeover of the floating sensation, the Coconut Bar. Before the fall rolls around, soccer practice starts and your evening computer programing class sucks you in…..get […]

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