Tag Archives: Maldives

Myanmar and Maldives Photos are Posted!

I have posted photos of our fall trip to Myanmar, the Maldives, Bangkok and Narita on the blog. Click on Photos on the main menu bar. There are four Photosets  for this trip: Bangkok, Thailand 2013 Maldives 2013 Myanmar 2013 … Continue reading

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Myanmar, Maldives, Bangkok and Narita Cash Budgets

Before we left we put together a cash budget for each of the four sections of our trip. We carried cash with us this time as credit cards are not widely accepted in Myanmar and we did not want to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Photos – A Peak

Along with laundry and putting away of travel stuff, one of the first things I do after a trip is to find my favorite photos and put them in the slide show on my desktop background. Here is a peak … Continue reading

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Purgatory

purgatory hanging at the airport reading 6 hours in a metal tube winging to Japan Narita fast trains snoozing in the sun on a bench polite people rice crackers soaked in soya sauce yum walking walking sobaya noodle soup walking … Continue reading

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Moving from the Maldives to Bangkok

It is a travel day today. We pack up on the boat, say good bye to our fellow divers and fly east towards Bangkok. We are staying in the Lub d Hostel, a recommendation from our friends J&R. The Lub … Continue reading

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Last Day of Diving in the Maldives

Our last dive is one of diversity. The first half of the dive has us watching for sharks and spotted eagle rays. Big fish. The second half has us looking for small “fish”. We find Tri Line Flatworms, Green Mantis … Continue reading

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Diving and Sharks in the Maldives

Last night we popped up at the end of the night dive, the fellow took our camera and set it on the table. When I went to retrieve it there was condensation on the inside. Bad news. On closer inspection … Continue reading

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Dive Dive Dive, The Maldives

We are into the swing of sleeping, eating, diving and blogging. Most of our day is taken up diving. Dive briefing, getting ready to dive, boating to the dive site, diving, putting away gear and then boating back to the … Continue reading

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South Ari Atoll, Maldives

Every dive here is a little different and noticeably so. Most places have different sites and the focus is different at each one but generally the landscape is similar. Here the landscape at every site is quite distinct. Yesterday we … Continue reading

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Sharks in the Maldives

Sharks! Last night we were told sharks were on the agenda for this morning. There is a channel nearby that has 40 resident sharks and that is where we head at 6:30am. The current is from the center of the … Continue reading

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