Category Archives: Little Cayman Island

Little Cayman Island Photos

We have finally posted our photos of Little Cayman Island! We still cannot believe the visibility there and marvel at it each time we look at a photo. To view photos, hover over “Photos”, in the main menu bar, until … Continue reading

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Little Cayman Notes

There are only 150 permanent residents on Little Cayman. As E, one of our dive masters, says “Everyone knows everyone”. During the stormy months of mid August to October, many of these residents choose to go off island. The supply … Continue reading

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Food

We are on an island. One that is not very good for growing things and really not that good for hunting, fishing maybe but the island is surrounded by a marine park and that makes fishing a little difficult. All … Continue reading

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How NOT to Dive

A couple old days ago we are relaxing on our boat eating lunch when the radio comes to life and we hear strained voices. Our ears perk up and one word we do understand is tourniquet. Oh no. Someone is … Continue reading

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Favourite Creatures

Today has been a day of finding our favourite creatures. T, our dive master, tells us where a sea horse has been spotted on the dive site where we are moored. We all agree that we will spread out and … Continue reading

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The People of Little Cayman

We have been here a week and we already have ‘friends’. The bartenders at the Little Cayman Beach Resort know us by name. We aren’t even drinkers, but we had the advantage of staying through change over day and we … Continue reading

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Change Up

Today we change our normal routine of 2 morning dives, lunch and 1 afternoon dive. Today, we leave in the morning and return to shore after the third dive. This does take some planning on our side (picnic lunch) but … Continue reading

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“Freakishly Large”

Our new catch phrase is “freakishly large” for Little Cayman Island. Why? You ask? Lobsters that that could feed a party of eight hungry divers. Green moray eels that could eat Debbie for a snack. Grouper that could move Murray out … Continue reading

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Barrel Sponges

We dive “Ann’s Attic” this morning. The unique feature of this site are the barrel sponges that grow along the side of the mini wall. Tall, rotund, gnarly outside, smooth inside, sometimes harbouring creatures, in groups and standing solo.   … Continue reading

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Diving in an Aquarium

Diving here is not very challenging, as if we are in an aquarium. There is no current, no surge, we don’t go deep, and the visibility is forever. The fish seem not bothered by us, we can get right in … Continue reading

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