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3 dive day

The blog for this island is all about diving. That is what we are here to do and that is what we are doing. Every once in a while the dive shop does what is call a long range dive … Continue reading

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The Lunch Bell Rings

Today we watch a couple of the sea’s creatures having lunch. We travel along with our eye on the reef and out into the blue. The reef part is pretty much any dive but the out into the blue part … Continue reading

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Controlled Vanity

I have been struggling with what clothes to take to Australia. This is not our typical trip. It is a combination of dive, car travel and exploring, visiting family and friends and city trip. Our dive trips usually require just shorts, tees … Continue reading

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A Design Problem

Travelling is a design problem. You start out with a sketch, you solve mystery after mystery and as you do, the end product becomes clearer and clearer. In school I learned once you think you have the problem solved, scrap … Continue reading

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Learning to Scuba Dive

Today is day 5 for diving and the new guys, R and B, are improving by leaps and bounds. It is amazing how fast things come with each dive. Debbie and I are also getting better with each dive. Our … Continue reading

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Drift Diving

The weather is better and the water is calmer today so our dives are farther afield, today we learn why Cozumel is famous for drift diving. The first dive is at Palancar Gardens. The current is not too strong but … Continue reading

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Friendly Mexicans and Friendly Sealife

Wandering the roads and sidewalks of Cozumel, we notice how friendly the people of Cozumel are. Sure, the sales people want you to come into their shops and spend money, and the maître ‘ds want you to dine in their … Continue reading

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Trying not to get too excited

We talk about this all the time. Don’t set expectations for a trip too high and do not get too excited. I CAN’T HELP IT! I AM EXCITED!! The 6 plus inches of snow that has fallen lately has made … Continue reading

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It’s snowing and we are packing

It’s snowing here. Murray  shovels 4 times in 2 days. Okay, enough. Time to dream about the 25 C weather in Cozumel and start packing. We find the packing list buried under the piles in the library and pull out … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle – The Decision

I ignore the bags and the mess in the library for days. I roll over the pros and cons of the last two options in my head. I keep coming up with the same answer. I discuss everything with Murray … Continue reading

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