Tag Archives: Bonaire

Bonaire B’s Birthday Day

It’s a special day today as it’s B’s birthday.  B, J, S, and R are off to start their open water certification at Tropical Divers.  J&A, Murray and I are off on a morning boat dive and A has tagged … Continue reading

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Bonaire Day 1

It’s the Caribbean. Everything takes time here. We thought we could do so much today and everything ended up being a rush. Arrive 5am just as planned. J&A are supposed to show up at the Carib Inn at 9am, we … Continue reading

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Trip Expectations

Murray always cautions me not to get too excited before we leave on a trip and not to raise the expectations of a trip too high.  Why? If expectations are raised too high, and we have preconceived notions on how … Continue reading

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Dive Navigation Tune Up

Our Dive Navigation booklet was sitting on the coffee table, so I picked it up and started to read.  Glad I did! We will be shore diving on Bonaire, which means diving on our own with no local dive master … Continue reading

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Panic

Last night we had a burgers on the barbeque get together with the folks that will be going diving with us in two weeks. We were all connected in one way or another but we had not all met everyone … Continue reading

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Murray’s Bonaire Clothing

Murray’s Airplane Clothes Golf Shirt Shorts with belt Underwear Sport sandals Warm layer of some sort These are my ‘respectable’ clothes. I’ll use them as my evening clothes.  When they need cleaning I will wash them at night and let … Continue reading

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2 weeks to Bonaire

We are two weeks out! Today I sat on the living room floor and checked my camera, batteries, waterproof housing and strobe flash to make sure they all work.  I took out the seal on the housing, cleaned it, re … Continue reading

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Bonaire Shore Diving

Last night I researched information on shore diving on Bonaire. I found this website,  http://www.bonairediveguide.com/ , that has a map of all the dive sites.  It also has a downloadable pdf dive guide.  It has the Bonaire Marine Park regulations … Continue reading

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Bonaire One Month and Counting

As I am sitting at the computer killing time, a pastime even for old people, I type one of our future destinations into the search bar and see what comes up. I use a different tag, like Bonaire or Bonaire … Continue reading

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Bonaire Update

Recipe for a Dive Trip 5 friends who want to learn to scuba dive 2 friends who know how to scuba dive 2 friends who wind surf and scuba dive 1 Caribbean island 2 rooms and 2 houses 9 return … Continue reading

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