Category Archives: Utila, Honduras

Utila Photos

We got waylaid by a couple of trips to the mountains, but finally I have posted the Utila photos on the blog! Click on “Photos” on the Menu bar. Click on “Utila, Honduras 2012”. Click on the first photo and … Continue reading

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Learning More About Scuba

Even though Murray and I have over 150 dives each, we are still accumulating knowledge about scuba diving. I spotted a ray hiding under a shelf, took pictures, pointed him out to others and then moved on.  After I left, … Continue reading

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From the Sea to the Snow

We experience Honduran punctuality. We leave Deep Blue at 7:30 for the boat ride into town.  Our bags had gone at 6:30. The truck and van taxis were supposed to meet us at the Deep Blue Dive Shop to take … Continue reading

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Last Dives in Utila

The last day of diving is always poignant. It is all coming to an end. No more frolicking with the fish in the water. No more relaxing and rocking with the surge. No more sharing fish tales with fellow divers. … Continue reading

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Crabs, Hummingbirds, Bats and Sand Flies

We are communing with the water faunae on Utila and also the land and air creatures. As Murray mentioned previously, we tread delicately going to supper each evening so as not to step on hermit crabs wandering on the sand … Continue reading

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Liveboard on Land

Deep Blue (www.deepblueutila.com) is like a liveaboard on land. Its sole purpose is to cater to divers. If you don’t dive I have no idea how you would survive here. No pool, good with me, but if you are not … Continue reading

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Utila

In one hour we are heading out for a night dive. We take the afternoon off from diving and head into the town, which involves a 15 minute boat ride through the lagoon and across the bay. The main road … Continue reading

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Spotted Drum Fish

One of our favorite fish is the spotted drum fish. We are always on the hunt for drums of all ages, from juveniles to adults. We are not disappointed today as we see a juvenile about 2 cm in size, … Continue reading

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Hermit Crabs and Scuba Diving

It’s evening and as we walk across the yard to dinner the ground is moving. We have to watch were we step. Hermit crabs.  Hundreds of them. I’ve seen some before, but not this many. They come in a variety … Continue reading

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Diving into the Deep Blue

We go into the deep blue today.  We stay on the south side of the island for all three dives. The dives are easy, shallow and no current. In between scouring for banded coral shrimp, sea horses and fascinating fish … Continue reading

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