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The Last Day of Diving

It’s our last day of diving. We try to find all our favourite creatures. We are successful at seeing some, not so successful with others. Still haven’t had a good siting of a hammerhead shark. It will have to wait … Continue reading

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San Salvador’s Beaches

Saturday is a beach day. The beaches here are amazing. White sand for miles in each direction, same sand 100 metres into the sea, and warm water. We leave The Riding Rock headed south for Long Bay and our first … Continue reading

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New Friendships

The first day we dive we are joined by two “older” ladies from New York. They have been coming here for many years. Both are close to retirement and have started building a house on the island so they can … Continue reading

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A Comedy of Errors

First dive of the day. We have descended below the boat. B swims over to me and shows me her empty wrist. No dive computer. No problem, we will share mine. I make pantomime motions indicating that we will both … Continue reading

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The Day of the Groupers

We swim with the resident groupers today. Two are named Tom and Jerry, with Jerry being the more friendly. Our dive master┬átells us they like to be petted. I timidly stroke one, not sure if it is Tom or Jerry, … Continue reading

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The Aquarium

We enter the aquarium today. Kersplash! A giant stride off the back of the boat brings us into the aquarium. We descend over sand, where the boat is tied up, make our way over to the wall and drop over … Continue reading

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Nassau, Bahamas

After enduring the “Red Eye” to Toronto and the flight to The Bahamas, Murray, B and I arrive safely in Nassau. Our first impressions of the Bahamas are positive. The local people are super friendly. They are willing to say … Continue reading

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Back to the Essence

This blog was started with the idea we could pass on some ideas as to how to pack using carry on luggage only. Our methods will not be for everyone, but it can be done. We have failed to go … Continue reading

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Dive Gear for Scuba Diving in San Salvador, Bahamas

We have a general packing list that includes warm water and cold water scuba dive gear. Before each dive trip we go through the list and cross off the items we do not need. For our scuba diving trip to … Continue reading

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Packing for San Salvador, Bahamas – Murray’s Clothes

Murray’s clothing for San Salvador is more straightforward than mine. Men vs women? Not being a slave to fashion? Maybe some of both! Murray’s clothes are basically shorts and T shirts. Dive Daytime 1 Short sleeved dive shirt (packed) 1 … Continue reading

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