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Goin’ Home

We are on the last plane of this trip and as far as the trip status goes we are still 0. It seems we can’t get through a trip without a bit of stress. Yesterday, Insel Air, supposedly a horrible … Continue reading

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It’s a Forest Out There

Bonaire’s reef is in fantasic shape. It has been a national park for many years and has flourished under the protection of the law. Everything is in abundance. In fact it is hard to find those special things because there … Continue reading

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Rest Day

Karlendijk is bigger than when we were here 6 years ago but it is really much the same. I could not remember the routes to take here or there but that just took a couple of days and some things … Continue reading

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An eel of a day!

Today is a day for eels. We have not seen many in the four days we have been diving. Today we see five, three smaller and two huge! Murray and I are swimming back towards our marker point on our … Continue reading

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Debbie’s “Process”

Accountant/Engineer, no matter how free floating, there is still quite a bit of rigidity in that brain. Diving could be a matter of life and death so to make sure we are set each time we dive, Debbie works out … Continue reading

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3 am wake up call and wonderful diving…..

MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH. WHAT THE F**K IS THAT? Emergency. An emergency is always good at 3am. Keeps you on the edge, you know. I don’t think we have ever been out of bed so fast. It is good … Continue reading

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Oooooom

Travel mode. We are on our way to Toronto today and then to Curacao and Bonaire tomorrow. I said it to myself on the way to the airport but things still get to me. Yesterday Debbie printed out our boarding … Continue reading

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Karma

The day starts with B and Debbie standing on the lanai and spotting a pod of spinner dolphins swimming by. Not even on the boat yet and the omens are good. D asks us what we want to see today … Continue reading

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Full Boat

Like neighbours, you don’t get to choose your dive partners. Today there is max people on the boat so we have to share our dive master with 3 others. It is B’s dive 100 so we are hoping for a … Continue reading

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Ring of Fire

Hawaii is part of the ‘Ring of Fire’. Been here twice before and have not been to the volcano. Today is the day. We cannot hike to the high peak and frankly since the big attaction is to view the … Continue reading

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