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Looking in Sponges and Hiding Holes

When diving, I enjoy peering into tube sponges and other hiding holes. I never know what I will find. Will it be a Decorator Crab? A Coral Banded Shrimp? A tiny Gobi? Or will it be empty? The tube sponges … Continue reading

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Playing the Game in Denver

We play the game in the Denver Airport, our first stop on the route to Roatan. We are overnighting in Houston tonight and are booked on a flight that leaves Denver at 8:45 pm and arrives in Houston at midnight. … Continue reading

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Denmark and Germany Photos!

Photos of our trip through Denmark and Germany are now posted! It has taken awhile to get them ready, a side trip to Bonaire didn’t help, but they are done! To view photos, hover over “Photos” until the drop down … Continue reading

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Bonaire Photos

I have posted some photos from our recent Bonaire trip! Go to Photos on the menu bar. The destinations are now roughly grouped by continent, so find Central America/Caribbean, hover over it and another drop down menu will appear. Click … Continue reading

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Last Dive on Bonaire and Homeward Bound

Eighty minutes into our last dive I realize I still have 1,000 lbs. of air. I have done 90-minute dives a few times but with that much air I could do 100. Debbie and I have a short conversation using … Continue reading

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Huge

The word for the day is “HUGE”. Today we see a huge crab right at the beginning of our first dive. This fellow was out in the open at 9:00 this morning. Must have been partying last night and was … Continue reading

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The Salt Pier

The Salt Pier is one of the iconic dive destinations on Bonaire. Everyone goes there. It’s busy. Sometimes there are up to 15 trucks lined up along the shore. We usually avoid the place. But today is turnover day and … Continue reading

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A Garden of Soft Coral

Murray and I dive a site called Yellow Hut this morning. I knew it would be good when I spy Staghorn Coral on the swim out to the deep water. We descend to about 60 feet and we see a … Continue reading

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First Dive on Bonaire

The first dive of a dive trip is always a nervous goofy messed up affair. Today is no different. We are packing the truck trying to get to the dive shop for around 9:00 to do our sign up, get … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Pannier Contents

I thought I would share what I carried in my panniers while we rode through Denmark in case anyone out there needed help in deciding what to take on such a trip. I will divide my discussion into three parts … Continue reading

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