Category Archives: Bonaire

The People We Meet

When we do boat diving or go on a liveaboard, we meet and talk to the same people for a few days or even a week. We get to know folks, even develop friendships with them. Shore diving, with just … 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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First Day of Shore Diving on Bonaire

Every diver coming to dive Bonaire has to do a briefing and check out dive before going out on his or her own. We arrive at AB Dive for 9:00 and get filled in on on “dos and don’ts”. Easy. … Continue reading

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Purgatory

The flight from Toronto to Curacao goes smoothly. As we are landing, Murray says, we are 50% to Bonaire. And I reply, well, aren’t we more like 95%? After all, we only have a couple of hours to wait in … 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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Keeping the trip alive

We have been back for two weeks now and it feels like we were never away. Laundry is done and put away, suitcases are put away, everything is put away. Pictures are culled, photoshopped and posted. How do I keep … Continue reading

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Bonaire Photos!

We have culled and readied our Bonaire photos and they are now on display under the “Photos” menu item. Enjoy!

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Bonaire Unpacking

While unpacking, I discovered a few items in my bag that I did not use in Bonaire and a few items that I want to comment on. I took a small purse, for evenings, and did not use it.  I … Continue reading

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Camera Housing Update

We have put our investigators’ hats on to figure out what caused the leak in the camera housing. We had determined that the leak was either caused by user error (me) or by an actual leak in the housing. The … Continue reading

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