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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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The Packing Puzzle – Part 2

Test pack Options Three and Four from my last post. Here are the results: Option Three – We pull all Murray’s dive gear out but no clothes, toiletries etc. We have to play to fit four fins into his bag … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in Cozumel, Mexico

Before we left for Africa, we spent some time researching and booking a dive trip with our Edmonton friends. I find it odd to be booking a long range trip before the short range trip has been taken, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Sidetracked II (the sequel)

Our trip to Africa is imminent but we must reroute our focus to a trip in the spring. As previously mentioned, one of the participants on our upcoming dive adventure is a teacher and as such she must travel on … Continue reading

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Sidetracked

Off we go on a diversion. In order to make a decision on whether or not we dive Little Cayman in April, with our NY friends, depends on a number of factors. To resolve some of these we must again … Continue reading

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Hermit Crabs and Scuba Diving

It’s evening and as we walk across the yard to dinner the ground is moving. We have to watch were we step. Hermit crabs.  Hundreds of them. I’ve seen some before, but not this many. They come in a variety … Continue reading

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Diving into the Deep Blue

We go into the deep blue today.  We stay on the south side of the island for all three dives. The dives are easy, shallow and no current. In between scouring for banded coral shrimp, sea horses and fascinating fish … Continue reading

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